EFCC Officials rewarded for arresting Joseph Oyediran wanted by FBI.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States Department of Justice has honored four officials of the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The officials were presented with commendation certificates for their participation in “operation rewired 2019”.

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the EFCC had in 2019 secured the conviction of one Joseph Oyediran, a wanted suspect by the FBI over his roles in offenses bordering on internet fraud.

However, those honored by FBI includes the Zonal Head of EFCC in Ilorin, Malam Isyaku Sharu; his second in Command, Mr Dare Folarin; Head of Advance Fee Fraud, Mr Olamide Sadiq, and Mr Sesan Ola of the Legal and Prosecution Department.

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Presenting the certificate, Ayotunde Awoyemi, a Foreign Service National Investigator who represented Uche Amandi, Legal attached to the FBI said, “the foreign investigator commends the officers for their participation in operation rewired 2019”.