EFCC Arrests Two Lecturers For Internet Fraud


Two lecturers at the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa have been arrested by operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola, said to be lecturers were arrested on Monday over alleged involvement in internet fraud.

According to a statement by the EFCC zonal public relations officer, Gbenga Adewoye on Monday, the lecturers were arrested alongside 28 other suspects at different locations in Kwara state.

The other suspects are Kingsley Essien, Tobiloba Adenuga, Tope Ayodele, Rasheed Mujib, Oladipo Opeyemi, Saadu Muktar, Oladejo Hammed, Hammed Tope, Ameachi Umenyi, Salauden Adam, Afolabi Gafar, Oladimeji Timi, Remilekun Adeolu and Audu John

Others are, David Momodu, Abdulkareem Samad, Adebiyi Sodiq, Dawodu Olusoji, Yusuf Amoo, Kehinde Olarenwaju, Philip Mike, Ademola Adebukola, Adeniyi Olamilekan, Adeyemi Adedeji, Ajayi Teslem, Olawale Oladayo, Olasunkanmi Olawale and Adeleke Damilola.

Adewoye said, “The suspects were arrested at different locations within Kwara State, following intelligence gathered by operatives of the anti-graft agency over their alleged involvement in the offence”.

Cars, phones and laptops are some of the items recovered from the suspects.

Adewoye further stated that efforts to apprehend an herbalist linked with the alleged offence are underway.