Two herbalists, 24 others arrested for alleged cyber fraud in Ibadan


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command have arrested two self-claimed herbalists, Ajisafe Toheeb and Ogundayo Usman at Soka area of Ibadan over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.


The duo were arrested on Friday, October 29, alongside twenty-four others, four of whom claimed to be students of Lead City University.

According to the EFCC Director of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, twenty two of the suspects have been indicted by the investigation, which is still ongoing.


He gave the names of the suspects as Soyinka Emmanuel Oluwafemi, Olaoti Fawaz, Omoke Ogbonaya, Okhiria Alex, Olamilekan Ibrahim, Olagoke Olalekan, Adeniran Ibrahim Adesina, Olasupo Temitayo Ayomide, Adeniran Basit, Ogunsetan Gbolahan Oluwasegun, Balogun Salam Omolade and Olamilekan Ibrahim.

Others were Ilesanmi Mayowa, Amao Emmanuel Abiodun, Olakanmi Babatunde Abdulrahmon, Olasile Jide, Dauda Sodiq, Hammed Ayomide Rasheed, Sodiq Olaide, Idris Damilola Yusuf, Abdulramon Mubarak and Ogunbiyi Segun.


“They were arrested following verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in cyber fraud. Items recovered from them included cars, mobile phones, television sets, PlayStation 5, laptops, among others.” Uwujaren stated.

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