Hushpuppi once sold ‘Okirika’ on the streets of Lagos

Ramoni Abass aka Hushpuppi, has been reported to have sold second-hand clothes on the streets of Lagos State before he accumulated so much wealth, British newspaper, Daily Mail has reported.

The report read in part,

“Mr Abbas started out as a secondhand-clothes trader in Lagos before claiming to be a billionaire property developer in Dubai.”

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Ramoni Abass

There were also reports by some of his old friends that his father was a taxi driver in Nigeria.

Hushpuppi was apprehended in United Arab Emirates city, Dubai last month for allegedly diverting over half a billion dollars from private accounts through a series of fraudulent activities.

He alongside 12 others were subsequently extradited from the United Arab Emirates to the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation to face charges.

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Genevieve Alozie holds a degree in English and Literary Studies, from Imo State University Owerri. She is a Content writer, Storyteller, Voice-over artist and an Entrepreneur, from Imo State. She dreams to use her voice for the voiceless to uncover the untold stories.

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