lanky showbiz promoter continues to wane in the general cell of Ikoyi
prisons where he has taken residence. Family and friends of Egbegbe have
not been able to secure his bail.
According to a source close to
Egbegbe, friends and benefactors have abandoned him, leaving him to
bear his cross alone “Now, the frequency of people visiting him in the
prison has reduced drastically. All his friends and followers have
They are afraid of being implicated. It is only his
heavily pregnant girlfriend, Nikky Berry and his parents that visit him
They still prepare his food from home. Most of his
girlfriends and those he supports financially have deserted him. Nikky
is the only girl left with him now” the source said.
In addition, no one wants to stand as surety for Egbegbe due to the strict nature of the bail conditions.
to the source:”Things are not as expected at all. He earlier thought it
was a child’s play. It’s now he understands better the kind of
situation he is in. I learnt that his family has since been running from
pillar to post to get him out of detention, but their efforts are yet
to yield the desired results as nobody is ready to stand as surety for
him because of the stringent conditions attached.”
Seun Egbege was arrested for allegedly defrauding some Bureau De Change
operatives of over N40 million, between 2016 and February 2017. He has
been granted bail since February of N5 million with two sureties each in
a sum of N2.5 million.
Justice Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High
Court in Lagos ruled that Mr. Egbegbe be granted bail once he meets his