Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in Lagos State have arrested 21 people on suspicion of internet fraud.
The EFCC said it arrested the men during a raid early Wednesday morning after receiving some confidential information about their activities.
Following the arrests, the police confiscated 12 vehicles used by laptops and mobile phones.
The commission named Shittu Yakubu, Akinsola Afeez, Adeniyi Joseph, Opeyemi Wahab, Idris Sunday, Lawal Moshood, Jubril Yusuf, Olusegun Mohammed, Adekunle Adesanya, and Damilola Abijide.
The others are Sola Adio, Oladipo Ademola, Damilola Adewale, Akinsola Ridwan, Ogunlaye Damilare, Falaye Peters, Magnus Toni, Onanuga Ahmed, Bolarinwa Segun, Onanuga Olawale, and Ayomide Afeez.
The EFCC has said it will charge them in court as soon as it completes its investigation.
Buratai stated this during an event to usher in the 2021 New Year at the T.Y. Buratai Institute for War and Peace, in his native Biu Local Government Area of Borno State.
He took the opportunity to charge troops to take up their responsibilities as Nigerians believe in them and what they can do.