EFCC arrests 2 lecturers, 28 others for ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ in Kwara


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others for alleged internet fraud known locally as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’.

According to a statement by the EFCC on Monday, the lecturers are Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola.

The other suspects are Kingsley Essien, Tobiloba Adenuga, Tope Ayodele, Rasheed Mujib, Oladipo Opeyemi, Saadu Muktar, Oladejo Hammed, Hammed Tope, Ameachi Umenyi, Salauden Adam and Afolabi Gafar.

Others are Oladimeji Timi, Remilekun Adeolu, Audu John, David Momodu, Abdulkareem Samad, Adebiyi Sodiq, Dawodu Olusoji, Yusuf Amoo, Kehinde Olarenwaju, Philip Mike, Ademola Adebukola and Adeniyi Olamilekan.

The rest are Adeyemi Adedeji, Ajayi Teslem, Olawale Oladayo, Olasunkanmi Olawale and Adeleke Damilola.

They were arrested at different locations within Kwara State, following intelligence gathered by operatives of the EFCC over their alleged involvement in the offence.

Meanwhile, the EFCC said efforts are ongoing to arrest a herbalist who is also linked with the alleged offence.

The statement said items recovered from them include cars, phones, laptops among others.