Odunews.com had earlier reported the numerous crimes allegedly committed by Hushpuppi and his gangs.
Reacting to the arrest via her twitter handle, Mrs. Dabiri noted that Hushpuppi’s atrocities should not be used to judge other Nigerians as fraud does not represent who we are.
“Committing a crime and still having the audacity to show off. Ramoni Igbalode aka Hushpuppi. This is really denting to our image as a people, but like I always say, fraud does not represent who we are as Nigerians. Hardworking. dedicated, committed.
“Whether your name is Ramoni Igbalode or Invictus Obi, crime is crime. The law must take its course. To those countries, another Nigerian has committed a crime. While we will call out those who soil our image, we will always celebrate the millions of Nigerians making us proud,” she wrote on Twitter.
The Dubai Police Force disclosed that upon the arrest of Hushpuppi and 12 other members of his gang, including Olalekan Ponle, aka Woodberry, they discovered that fraud amounting to 1.6 billion dirham (N168bn) had been perpetrated by the gang.
The Dubai police said the raid, carried out on June 10, 2020, was dubbed: Fox Hunt 2
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