Social media was agog on Monday, November 1, after a report that billionaire nightlife entrepreneur Obi Cubana was arrested for money laundering and tax fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Almost 24 hours later, the father of four made a post on his social media page and in minutes, his comment section had over 2k comments. 17 hours later, Obi's comment section had over 36k comments from billionaire friends, celebrity colleagues, and followers showing support for him.
Some celebrities even took to their individual Instagram pages to hail the businessman.
Legit.ng makes a list of Nigerian celebs who stood behind Obi Cubana with their social media posts.
1. Cubana Chiefpriest
The celebrity barman who used to work for the billionaire nightlife entrepreneur and still bears his name wasted no time in taking to his social media page to demand the freedom of Obi Cubana.
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2. Calabar Chic
The actress took to her page to share a photo with Obi Cubana and Chiefpriest. Although she made no comment on Obi's arrest, her post came at the time when Obi was still in EFCC custody.
3. IK Ogbonna
The actor described Obi Cubana as a giant and prayed that the billionaire would forever stand tall.
The popular musician took to his Instagram story and hailed Obi Cubana in Igbo.
5. Abba Yusuf Bichi
The son of the director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS) described Obi as a man of honour and integrity.
6. BBNaija Frodd
The reality star dropped a quote and then called Obi the man of the year.
The singer who is also a close friend of the businessman shared a poster from the recent award the businessman won from a Nigerian newspaper.
Some celebrities, however, took to his comment section to show their support.
Read some comments below:
"#efcc COMOT BODY JO!!!"
"MAN OF THE YEAR."
"Nothing fit shake you again!!"
"Our own man!!"
Obi Cubana is still in EFCC custody
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported a few hours ago that Obinna Cubana is still in EFCC's custody. The businessman was arrested on Monday, November 1 but several reports claimed he was released on Tuesday, November 2.
However, a report by The Punch newspaper claims the Anambra-born socialite is still in the custody of the commission in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.
The report also revealed that operatives of the EFCC have confiscated the passport of Obi Cubana, who is being held for alleged money laundering and tax fraud.