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April 4, 2024

EFCC Arrest: Bobrisky fails to meet bail conditions


Popular cross-dresser and social media personality, Idris Okuneye better known as Bobrisky, has reportedly failed to meet the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, bail conditions.

Bobrisky was arrested and detained on Wednesday by the Lagos State Command of the Commission over abuse of Naira, spraying of Naira notes, and currency mutilation.

Okuneye’s failure to meet bail was confirmed to Punch by EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale.

The EFCC confirming Bobrisky’s arrest earlier said he was arrested at Pinnock Estate in Lagos State.

It also stated that Bobrisky would be charged in court soon.

Oyewale said: “Bobrisky is with us. He was arrested last night in Lagos, and he is at our Lagos command.

“We arrested him for alleged abuse of Naira notes, spraying of Naira notes, and currency mutilation, among others.

“We are very serious about restoring the dignity of the Naira. Though our investigation is still ongoing, but he will definitely be charged to court soon.”

EFCC had also in a statement posted on its social media handle wrote, “The EFCC had invited the 31-year old following a video report of spraying and flaunting wads of new Naira notes at the premiere of a movie, Ajakaju, produced by Eniola Ajao, a Nollywood actress and producer, at Film One Circle Mall, Lekki, Lagos on March 24, 2024.

“Investigation also revealed that he had also committed the alleged offence at some other event centres and parties at different times.

Following the invitation by the Commission, he arrived at the Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC in the morning of Wednesday, April 4, 2024 for interrogation and volunteered his statements.

“He will soon be charged to court upon conclusion of investigations.”