Nollywood movie producer, Seun Egbegbe, has debunked reports claiming he is currently being detained at Kirikiri Prison.
Egbegbe was arrested last week for allegedly stealing nine iPhones at the Computer Village in Lagos and was charged to court, where he pleaded not guilty.
Although there were speculations that he was sent to prison, his publicist and media manager has released a statement stating that he was released on bail and the case adjourned to February 18, 2017.
It reads: “Special Appreciation to you all! Following the public allegation about the news/publication on social media that Mr Seun Egbegbe was remanded at kirikiri prison, we will authoritatively inform the general public that Mr Seun Egbegbe of Ebony Films Productions was granted bail on thursday 24th November, 2016 by the magistrate court in lagos with adjournment of case till February 18th, 2017.
“The Media Team to Mr Seun Egbegbe will appreciate if some Non-investigative media, would stop misleading the general public and fans with false report or story over the settled matter. “I am not presently at Kirikiri prison as alleged by some reporters, since the begining of the whole drama because I know nothing about it and God bears my witness, “says Seun Egbegbe.
“Special thanks to the Nigeria Police Force for their investigative intervention, Media practitioners and my loving fans worldwide. Thanks for your support & concern.
“Good things will never seize in our homes”. Note: Please always find out the Truth before reporting or publishing.”