Bobrisky to be arraigned to court on Friday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has brought forth a six-count charge against Crossdresser Olanrewaju Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky. He is expected to be arraigned before Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday, April 5.

The charges against Bobrisky include four counts for the abuse of Naira and two counts for Money Laundering. According to the charge sheet presented by EFCC Prosecutor, Senior Advocate of Nigeria Rotimi Oyedepo, along with seven other lawyers, the allegations against Bobrisky are as follows:

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1. Bobrisky is accused of tampering with the sum of N400,000 by spraying it while dancing at a social event in Lagos on March 24, 2024, which is contrary to Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007.

2. Between July and August 2023, Bobrisky allegedly tampered with another sum of N50,000 by spraying it at a social event while dancing at Aja Junction, Ikorodu.

3. In December 2023, at White Steve Event Hall, Ikeja, Bobrisky is accused of spraying and tampering with another sum of N20,000 while dancing.

4. Bobrisky is also accused of spraying and tampering with another sum of N20,000 while dancing at another event in Oniru, Victoria Island.

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5. In addition, Bobrisky, trading under the name and style of Bob Express between September 1, 2021, and April 4, 2024, in Lagos, allegedly failed to submit a declaration of the company’s activities to the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering, during which a total sum of N127.7 million was paid into the company account domiciled in Ecobank.

6. Bobrisky faces another accusation of failing to submit a declaration of the company’s activities within the same period when another N53 million was paid into the company’s account, violating Section 6(1)(a) and Section 19(1)(f) of the Money Laundering (Prevention And Prohibition) Act and punishable under Section 19 (2)(b) of the same Act.

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