- A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered interim forfeiture of some designer items that were seized from Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha
- The items were confiscated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) when Momphas was arrested in 2019
- Justice Lewis Allagoa granted the order of interim forfeiture on Friday, October 15, and Nigerians on social media have reacted to the development
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered interim forfeiture of some designer items confiscated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from Internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha.
Channels reports that the items include five luxury sunglasses, five luxury wristwatches, and an iPhone 8.
The items were seized from Mompha when he was nabbed by the anti-graft agency on October 19, 2019, at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.
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The judge ruled that the order subsists pending the EFCC’s investigation of the internet celebrity and his company, Ismalob Global Investment Ltd.
Mompha and his company are facing 14 charges bordering on allegations of laundering N32.9 billion.
@punchnewspapers on Instagram also shared the news on the social media platform and many people have reacted to it.
Below are some of the reactions:
"Nigeria is a joke oo! The guy that is having mad fun and buying 13 in numbers? I doubt if the iPhone 8 is worth up to 20k sef."
"This Sapa reach chief judge ? to the extent of wanting to sell momphas items to guide."
"EFCC and judge sef wan drip."
"Una nor serious person when don buy the latest iPhone13 pro Max."
"Sha get money in this life."
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