Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested sixteen persons over an alleged case of cybercrime and possession of fraudulent funds in Ilorin.
They were arrested on Thursday, September 15, 2022, following credible intelligence worked upon by the Commission.
The suspects, including two siblings: Ahmed Ismail and Toheeb Ismail, are Suleiman Abduqudrib Salati, Nurudeen Ibrahim, Boluwasefe Oyinloye, Bashir Azeez, Abduquodri Ibrahim, Raji Roqeeb, Tobiloba Raihan, Busari Mohammed.
Others are: Olaoye Kolade, Bello Muhammed, Onime Bright, Adebayo Bolaji, Abdulqudus Zakariya and Adeleke Hassan.
Items recovered from them include eight exotic cars, phones and laptops
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Ahmed Ammani, has restated the commitment of the police to continue to collaborate and support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the pursuit of its mandate.
He stated this on Thursday, September 15, 2022, while receiving the Enugu Zonal Commander of the EFCC, Assistant Commander of the EFCC, ACE Johnson Oshodi who paid him a Courtesy Visit. According to him, the Police is proud of the EFCC and would continue to help the Commission in tackling economic and financial crimes.
“It is our pride as police officers that those whom we have trained are performing their functions well. We will always render help in any way we can, to see that the EFCC continues to perform its mandate”, he said.