No fewer than 60 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ogun State.

According to Daily Post, the suspects were nabbed in a ceremony at the Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, the state capital, owned by Gbenga Daniel, a former Ogun Governor and an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain.

This was confirmed by the EFCC Head of Media, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Monday. He noted that the event, tagged “Peer Youths Awards”, was organised “to reward high-level internet fraudsters.”

"The suspects will soon be charged to court," he added. See Also News Nigerian Soldiers, Operatives Of Anti-Graft Agency, EFCC Engage In Gun Battle In Ogun

Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest included; exotic cars, electronic devices, laptop computers and mobile phones.

The EFCC carried out the sting operation between Saturday night and early hours of Sunday morning.

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