*recovers 7 cars, laptops, phones, others
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested 39 suspected Yahoo Boys in Osun and Ogun states respectively,
EFCC in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan on Wednesday by the anti graft commission disclosed that the 39 suspected were arrested by its operatives on Tuesday, February, 9
According to the statement, 10 of the suspects were arrested at Ilesa, Osun State, while the remaining 29 suspects were arrested in different locations at Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State.
EFCC in the statement gave the identity of those arrested at Ilesha as Oyesoji Tosin, Olaniyi Emmanuel, Samson Ojo, Sodiq Sunkanmi, Kolawole Abiodun, Oluwole Gbenga, Olajuyigbe Olamide, Oyebanji Olabisi Temitope, Ayoola Oluwafemi, and Oluwatobiloba Gbadamosi .
The commission listed the suspects arrested at Ago-Iwoye as Emmanuel Lawal, Kareem Olamide, Adekunle Kehinde Salawu, Bella Tijesu, Aderibigbe Adedoyin, Anifowose Hammed, Lateef Adetayo, Busari Oluwatobi, Tobi Adeyemi, Gabriel Obisesan, Oluwole Olasunkanmi and Odetola Samson.
It identified other arrested suspects at Ago Iwoye as Farouq Dosu, Ayilara Akindeji, Ademola Adedare, Ishola Adeleke, Alex Olasunmade, Idowu Abolaji, Okegbenro Idris, Akinlolu Akintunde, Oshoboke Shashaeniyan, Adeyemi Opeyemi, Oluwatoyin Olutekunbi, Albert Charles, Olawuyi Olanrewaju, Tunde Adekoya, Gbolahan Olalekan, Alade Oluwasegun and Ajanaku Qudus.
EFCC added in the statement that the suspects were arrested after series of surveillance based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
It stressed that items recovered from the 39 suspects included seven cars, laptop computers, mobile phones, and several documents containing false presences and that they will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.