Twitter influencer arrested for selling new naira notes on social media




The independent corrupt practices and other Related offences commission has arrested Twitter user,  Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin Esther, also know as Simisola Gold with theTwitter name Simisola of Lala, for offering to sell the new Naira notes on social media.


In a statement signed by ICPC’s spokesperson, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, the arrest was as a results of intelligence received which led the ICPC officers to find and promptly arrest her.


According to ogugua’s statement, Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, a social media serial entrepreneur, who deals in skincare, sales of fuel, facilitation of foreign travels through visa acquisitions, and other businesses, seized the opportunity of the scarcity of the new naira notes to openly market the new notes.

It is believed that she is in collusion with key elements in the financial services sector diverting the newly released notes away from banking halls and payment channels into a black market.


The suspect is currently in ICPC detention and is helping the commission with its findings on the criminal trading of the naira and the attendant scarcity and negative economic outcomes being caused by the action.

Omoseyin is yet to mention other members of involved in this transaction after being arrested on Tuesday, January 31.


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