Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested five suspected internet fraudsters also known as “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys” for offences bordering on cybercrime at the International Airport, Ilorin.
The Commission in a statement by its spokesperson gave the names of the suspects as: Oladosu Olakunmi Olamilekan, Olaoye Jamiu Olarewaju, Alimi Abiodun, Toheed Muritala and Afolabi Kamaldeen.
EFCC said the arrest was sequel to intelligence obtained by the Commission about the arrival of the suspects who flew into Ilorin from Lagos on Monday, May 17, 2021.
Four of the arrested suspects are students of Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete, while the fifth suspect is a student of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin.
Upon arrest, items recovered from them include a Mercedes Benz C300, mobile phones and a laptop computer.
The Anti-graft agency said the suspects have volunteered useful statements to the Commission and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.