The arrested suspects
Two brothers, Lateef Afeez Abiodun and Lateef Abdullahi Olalekan, alongside twenty-four other suspects, have been apprehended by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC over allegations of cybercrime in Ibadan, Oyo State.
They were arrested on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, in the Apete area of Ibadan based on actionable intelligence worked upon by the Commission.
A statement released by the commission gave the names of the other suspects as Awotunde Joseph Sunday, Ojekunle Ifakorede Apesinola, Oladepo Kayode Samuel, Emmanuel Michael Blessing, Shittu Hassan Taiwo, Olubanji Michael Remilekan, Bakari Ibrahim Oluwatosin, Nafiu Hassan Ayomide, Shittu Toheeb Ife, Kehinde Abiodun, Ibikunle Lolade Tanimola, Ahmad Sodiq Adekola, Joshua Sowemimo, Adeleke Adegoke Yusuf and Ahmad Ridwan Adeniyi.
Others are Lawal Ayomide Alani, Olayiwola David Olateju, Quincy Okonma, Omotayo Bright Happiness, Okunlaja Joshua Opeyemi, Olasantan Adewola Seyifunmi, John Uroko Amuta, Olaoye Ifasola Ifasegun and Ayomide Adeleke Olamilekan.
Items recovered from the suspects include a car, laptops, and exotic phones.