The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested famous Yoruba actress Simisola Gold for selling the new naira notes on social media.
The ICPC publicly announced the arrest of the actress on Wednesday, February 1, via its official Twitter handle.
The commission stated that it received information from an unidentified source that Simisola was partnering with some financial service sectors to remove notes from banking halls.
It also disclosed that she is currently in detention and aiding investigations.
“She 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,” ICPC stated.
In another news, actress Regina Daniels has sparked reactions in the online community after she flaunted bundles of cash gifts from her husband, Ned Nwoko.
The billionaire wife was happily displaying the newly redesigned naira notes in a clip circulating online.
She stated that her husband sent the money to her through the accountant.