Lagos Court Orders Jay Jay Okocha’s Arrest

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of a Lagos High court sitting in Igbosere, has again issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a ex Super Eagles Captain n, Augustine famously known as Jay-Jay Okocha over supposed tax avoidance.

Justice Adedayo Akintoye made the order following Okocha’s alleged failure to settle a 2017 income tax evasion case brought against him by the Lagos State Government.

The judge first made the order on January 29, following an application by the Lagos State Ministry of Justice.

The ministry told the court that Okocha had also failed to appear in court since 2017 when the case was filed against him.

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  1. While l will not shade J. J. Okocha for evading tax if it is even true, is this not a case of killing mosquitoe with buldozer leaving the major culprits to go free without paying tax? How many of our leaders pay their taxes. Even larger companies evade tax without holding them accountable in the manner that this poor footballer is chased about in the country? For Okocha, l will just advice him to pay what is Ceaser’s please to allow peace to rain for that is the very simple command from God. Even Jesus Christ and his early disciples paid their taxes.

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