‘I was approached in Nigeria and abroad to peddle drugs’ – Okey Bakassi

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By Racheal Ayodele

Popular comedian and actor, Okechukwu Onyegbule, AKA Okey Bakassi, has disclosed that he was approached in Nigeria and abroad to peddle drugs.

Bakassi, who made the revelation during an interview on Channels TV, revealed how he was invited with a juicy offer by fraudsters and drug dealers to join their business.

In now trending video, he further noted that as an entertainer, you would be approached to peddle drugs.

He said although the business is lucrative, he refused the offer and decided to keep things simple.

The entertainer said, “When I came to Lagos as a young man, I was tempted by different people in so many ways. And I’m talking about fraudsters and drug dealers.

“I was approached. When you are in entertainment, you will be approached to peddle drugs. I have been approached overseas, I have been approached in Nigeria by drug dealers.

“They will just show up in your hotel and talk business. They will tell you other people who are doing it and making money. But it is dangerous.

“For me, I want to be able to sleep well without being afraid of the police or any law enforcement agencies. So I have tried from day one to keep things simple and be happy.”

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