The businessman was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged money laundering.
Nigerians have stormed social media to react following the arrest and detention of popular billionaire businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu aka Obi Cubana.
We had reported that the businessman was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged money laundering.
He spent the night at EFCC’s office in Jabi, Abuja following his arrest yesterday.
A source had disclosed to the Punch that he was being held on the grounds of alleged money laundering and tax fraud.
The source said: “Obi Cubana was arrested and brought to the EFCC headquarters on Monday afternoon over allegations of money laundering and tax fraud. He is being grilled by detectives as we speak.”
Nigerians are not happy with the arrest. Some said he was arrested because he is from the Eastern part of Nigeria. See comments below as gathered by NaijaNews:
officialmeri_madeinheaven: “EFCC won’t miss any opportunity to rub you in the mud because of their own selfish gains. I just knew they will do this expected this immediately after his mother’s burial .”
taiwo__lawal_: “Nigeria government is broke again ”
efya4467: “An African young man cannot be successful in peace ”
obiomachinwanne: “We all saw it coming!! They are after easterners”
mariella4u_: “Which money laundering!!!is there anything like money laundering in Nigeria wey our own govt Dey laundering money everyday ,leave someone don alone”
nyims_wireless: “The moment his name became so popular plus the Sun man of the year award,he even beat tony ELUMELU and Dangote to it,I knew they were coming for him,They even came late”
becca_nartey: “They should leave him and arrest Buhari
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