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April 17, 2024

EFCC to arraign Cubana Chief Priest for alleged naira abuse today

Video: Cubana Chief Priest throws house party after getting N10m bail

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has filed a three-count charge against Cubana Chief Priest, the nightlife promoter, for alleged abuse of the Nigerian currency.

Cubana, born Pascal Okechukwu, is accused of spraying and tampering with the naira at a social event, contrary to the provisions of the Central Bank Act of 2007.

The counts against the Instagram celebrity read: “That you, Okechukwu Pascal on February 13, 2024, at Eko Hotel, within the jurisdiction of the court, while dancing during a social event, tampered with funds in the denomination of N500 issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying same for two hours, and you thereby committed an offence, contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007.

“That you Okechukwu Pascal sometime in 2020, in Lagos during a social event, tampered with funds in the denomination of N500 issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying same for two hours, and you thereby committed an offence, contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007.

“That you Okechukwu Pascal sometime in January 2024, in Lagos during a social event, tampered with funds in the denomination of N500 issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying same and you thereby committed an offence, contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007.”

Cubana will be arraigned on April 17, before Kehinde Ogundare, a judge of the federal high court in Lagos.

The social media celebrity is well known for his luxurious lifestyle. He served as the general manager of Cubana Groups but left the brand in September 2020 and established Club Xhrine in Owerri, Imo State