Our staff didn’t take selfie with Obi Cubana –EFCC

EFCC denies staff took selfie with Obi Cubana

Read Time:1 Minute, 38 Second

EFCC denies staff took selfie with Obi Cubana

Our staff didn’t take selfie with Obi Cubana –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied claims on social media that its staff took a selfie with Cubana Club boss, Obinna Iyiegbu, while he was in custody.

The EFCC said this in a statement on Friday titled, ‘Obi Cubana Did not Take Photo with EFCC Staff’ which was signed by its Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren.

Also read: Breaking: Sanwo-Olu suspends LABSCA GM over Ikoyi 21-storey building collapse

Obi Cubana, who is being investigated for alleged money laundering and tax evasion, spent three days in EFCC custody before his release on Thursday evening.

In a photo which has gone viral on social media, Obi Cubana is seen taking a selfie with some military personnel.

Some of his fans believed the photo was taken in EFCC custody.

However, The PUNCH learnt that the photo was taken last month at the book launch of Col. Chukwu Obasi at the Nigerian Army Resource Center Asokoro, Abuja.

Reacting to the controversy, the EFCC said, “The attention of the EFCC has been drawn to fake news trending on social media with the caption, ‘EFCC Crew poses for quick photograph with billionaire socialite and businessman Obi Cubana’.

“The caption is as fake as any fake news can ever be because, at no time during his ongoing investigation, period in custody or release did Obi Cubana pose for photographs with EFCC staff.

“Members of the public are therefore advised to ignore the fake news and misleading imputation which has been traced to the social media account of Sabi Radio (sabiradio), which first went to town with the fake news at 1.06 pm on November 5, 2021. Sabiradio’s watermark is telltale on the photograph.”

The commission threatened to take urgent steps to address this and other fake news seeking to drag its hard-won name and professional reputation in the mud.

Source: PUNCH.

 

About Post Author

Elekwachi Chukwudi Joseph Champion

From Aro-Ogii in Okigwe LGA, Imo State Nigeria and lives in the FCT, Abuja. Blogger and content creator. Ethical Hacker, Webmaster, App Developer, Freelancer and ICT Consultant. Chartered Manager, Human Resource Manager, Project Manager, Customer Relationship Manager, Health and Safety Executive, Peer Educator Trainer and a preacher.
Happy
Happy
0 %
Sad
Sad
0 %
Excited
Excited
0 %
Sleepy
Sleepy
0 %
Angry
Angry
0 %
Surprise
Surprise
0 %

Average Rating

5 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

One thought on “EFCC denies staff took selfie with Obi Cubana

Leave a Reply

error: Content is protected !!
%d bloggers like this: