The handover of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) students arrested by the Nigerian Army has been confirmed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Officers from the 12 Field Engineering Regiment in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, transported 20 suspected internet fraudsters to the EFCC’s Ibadan zonal command, where they were handed over to officials.
The suspects were arrested during a raid conducted by the Nigerian Army at Ijagun, Odogbolu area of Ogun state. EFCC Head of Media, Wilson Uwujaren, released their names in a statement on Monday, November 1.
The suspects are Azeez Hameed Busayo, Olubor Chuks Winner, Amusa Abdulhakeem, Osoko Adesola David, Diyaolu Daniel Damilola, Olunlade Quadri Olamilekan, Amaje Kelly Armstrong. Akorede Olaleye Tope, Owonifari Niyi Sanwiyu, Ganiyu Olamide Sodiq, Onasanya Taiwo Adeniyi, Ajayi Muhaymin Adesola, Asenuga Ridwan Ayotomiwa.
Others include Bamgboye Tobiloba Quadri, Ayede Opeyemi Oluwaseun, Oseni Abolore Ismail, Olaniyan Mayowa Emmanuel, Akanni Qudus Olaleye and Onasile Abiodun Sunday.
Eleven vehicles, twenty-nine phones, and suspected hard drugs were recovered from them. The cars are still in the custody of the Army.
Uwujaren announced that 19 of the 20 students have been indicted in the ongoing investigation. The spokesman added that they will be charged to court at the end of the inquiry