3rd February, 2023
A Lagos based actress and cosmetologist, Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, is now being grilled by operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for spraying and stepping on the newly redesigned Naira notes at a party.
Omoseyin was arrested after a video showing her spraying and stepping on the new naira notes, an action which the EFCC said was contrary to Section 21 (5) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Act, 2007 surfaced online.
In the viral video, she was also seen flaunting wads of the new Naira notes.
The actress was arrested by operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Fraud Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 along Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, following intelligence report.
The actress was subsequently handed over to the EFCC on Thursday, February 2, 2023 for further investigations.
Items recovered from her at the point of arrest include a Range Rover and iPhone mobile devices.
According to the EFCC, the suspect will be charged to court once investigations have been concluded.