EFCC arrests 23 suspected yahoo boys in Sokoto

23 alleged internet fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at Bafarawa Estate in the Sokoto metropolis.

The Bafarawa Estate, Kalkalawa area of Sokoto State was raided after an Intelligence-driven observation along with intensive close monitoring proved that the young men are living above their means with no genuine source of income.

Those arrested have been identified as Joy Ofem, Azeez .o. Naimot, Ibrahim Amadu, Aigbekan Daniel, Adedayo Michael, Imran Mubaraq, Oliyide Habeeblah, Wasiu Lukman Adekunle, Musa Abdulaziz, Abdullahi Ibrahim, Adejoh Nebiu Muhammad, Ibrahim Mubarak, Ahmed Ibrahim Abdullahi, Abdullahi Sanusi Adejoh, Umar Idris, Muhammad Nuhu, Faisal Ahmed, Aliyu Ismail, Elijah Adebayo, Abubakar Bashir, Sakariya Ibrahim, Balogun Abdulayyan as well as Buni Husaini.

Some of the items recovered include a Red Corolla Sport 2009, a White Corolla 2015, 16 different laptops, 1 Generator, 30 different phones, and 2 MTN Routers