Yahoo boys owe me for my detention — Naira Marley
Last Updated on 1 year by sfundcom
After the release of the popular street rapper, Azeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira Marley from the Economic and Financial Crimes’ custody, after fulfilling his bail conditions, the eloquent musician has described his brief detention as a sacrifice for perpetrators of cyber-crime, popularly known in Nigeria as Yahoo Yahoo.
Describing his ordeal in the hands of officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in an Instagram Live video, the ‘Am I a Yahoo Boy’ vocalist said he was captured for a wrongdoing he didn’t carry out, including that Yahoo young men owe him cash. He was tested on an 11-check charge annoying on Mastercard extortion, an offense in spite of Section 27(1) (b) of the cybercrime Prohibition, Prevention Act 2015.
“Those of you that are yahoo boys owe me money. Am I a Yahoo Boy? No, but I have gone to prison because of you”, he stated.
Recall that Naira Marley regained his freedom on Friday, June 14, amid jubilation and barely 14-days after a high court Judge sitting in Lagos, Justice Nicholas Oweibo granted him bail with a condition of two sureties in like sum on May 31.
Meanwhile, reports have indicated that witnesses from financial institutions would testify at his next court appearance slated for October 22, 23 and 24, 2019, respectively.