Jubilation as Cubana Chief Priest returns from EFCC custody

Popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity Pascal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest who was arrested by operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been released.


The news of his freedom was made known by his colleague, Sososoberekon who shared photo of himself and Okechukwu on his verified Instagram page and wrote: “Welcome back @cubana_chiefpriest Efcc tested & trusted 🙌🙌🙌🙌 #maziisback.”  

It would be recalled that Mr Okechukwu was arrested at the airport on his way to Owerri, the Imo State capital.


Okechukwu was being interrogated by operatives of the Commission over alleged money laundering and fraud.


Mr Okechukwu’s disappearance had sparked outrage from various quarters after the socialite who had been silent on Instagram for several days, especially because he had not responded to postings about his birthday wishes.


He was last seen on television at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium during a FIFA World Cup qualifier match between Ghana and Nigeria last Tuesday in Abuja.

His arrest came months after his associate and long time friend, Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, was arrested by EFCC operatives over a case of alleged money laundering and tax fraud.

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