Despair and frustration have set in for serial suspect, Seun Egbeegbe (Alhaji Olanrewaju Oluwaseun Olasunkanmi Kazeem), also known as Olajide Kareem) as he spends his 39th day in Ikoyi Prisons (Lagos), following his arraignment on Friday, February 10, 2017.
The music and movie promoter charged with obtaining forex by false pretense at the Federal High Court 8 in Ikoyi before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo is yet to meet his bail conditions.
Granted bail with two sureties in like sum of N2.5 million each, with one of them a level 16 officer in the Civil Service and the other a property owner in Lagos, he’s still struggling to meet these conditions.
Most of his friends are keeping their distance, and his aides have disappeared. Only a few family members still visit him in prison.
Set to appear again before the court on Friday, March 24, it has been a humiliating period for the 40 year old socialite.
Arrested at Gbagada General Hospital after he was nabbed by passersby following allegations that he swindled two forex traders, his predicament began that Thursday, February 2, 2017.
He was first taken to Ogudu Area Police Command and transferred to Lagos Police Command in Ikeja.
He was arraigned on Friday, February 10, with his accomplice (Ayomide Oyekan) who pretended to be a patient, while Egbeegbe acted the role of a doctor.
Before then, he was facing a theft charge of trying to disappear with 9 iPhone handsets valued at N2.4 million from Computer Village in Ikeja on Tuesday, November 22, 2016.
That case was adjourned to Wednesday, April 12, 2017, before magistrate Y. O. Aje Afunwa (Mrs) of Rosaline Omotoso Court in GRA Ikeja.
Altogether, the father of two children and husband of two wives has spent a total of 47 days behind bars (since Thursday, February 2).