EFCC grills actress over spraying and stepping on new Naira notes
Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have begun an investigation into Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin an actress and cosmetologist who allegedly tampered with the redesigned Naira note an offense contrary to Section 21 (5) of CBN Act 2007.
According to a statement by the agency, Omoseyin was taken into custody by operatives from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Fraud Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, along Awolowo Road in Ikoyi Lagos. This happened following an intelligence report.
The 31-year-old was arrested after the video of her spraying and stepping on the newly redesigned Naira notes at a party surfaced online. In the viral video, she was also seen flaunting wads of the new Naira notes.
The suspect was subsequently handed over to the EFCC on Thursday, February 2, 2023, for further investigations.” the statement read
The agency added that items recovered from her at the point of arrest include a Range Rover and iPhone mobile devices.
The suspect will be charged in court once investigations have been concluded.