EFCC arrests popular musician, 31 others over alleged internet fraud
On Tuesday in Abuja, its spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren made this statement.
According to him, they were arrested alongside 29 other suspects, four of whom were female: Glory Kelvin-Ogunwa l, Tina Ochonogor, Favour Dawa, and Joseph Iya.
Adewale Adedokun, Yakubu Ojochememi, AbdulAzeez Suleiman, Umoru AbdulAzeez, Emmanuel Iwebo, Shuaibu Smart, Joel Kator, Gowon Titus, Emmanuel Daniel, Enough Ekpo, Atano Eben, Ijuo Ochi, Paul Kaye, Uyit Victor, and David Yachai are the others.
Leche Sokomba, Onoja Uroko, Cornelius Agbodesi, Edigim Success, Azubuike Oniya, Usman Shereef, Victory Chiemela, Lambert Chikwado, Asoore Oloruntoba, and Malik Jibril have also been apprehended.
“They were arrested as a result of actionable intelligence regarding a planned performance by suspected Internet fraudsters in Barnawa, Kaduna,” he said.
According to him, the suspects were apprehended during undercover operations at the Disney Park Lounge, Epitome, and Tomoso Hotels, all located in the Barnawa axis of Kaduna.
“Among the recovered items are mobile phones, laptops, and two vehicles.
“The suspects will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of the investigation,” he stated.
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