Lagos court grants Blessing CEO N10m bail
Self-acclaimed relationship expert, Blessing Okoro aka Blessing CEO has been granted bail by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.
Recall Blessing CEO was arraigned by the Lagos State Police Command before Justice Yelim Bogoro of the Federal High Court on six count charges bordering on alleged cyberbullying, libel, and exhibiting uncensored movies.
During the hearing on Tuesday, April 4, Blessing Okoro’s lawyer filed a bail application before Justice Tijjani Ringim of the Federal High Court in Lagos on her behalf, which the police did not oppose.
Regarding the bail conditions, the police urged the court to use its discretion, and the judge granted Blessing CEO bail in the absence of opposition.
The court granted her bail in the sum of N10 million with two sureties in like sum.
The police had claimed that on October 16, 2022, Blessing intentionally sent messages through her Instagram handle, @officialblessingceo, to bully, threaten, and harass Folashade Samuels, also known as Mamajazz, the younger sister of the late Bimbo Ogbonna, wife of Lagos businessman Ikechukwu Ogbonna, also known as IVD.
The prosecution further alleged that Blessing used her Instagram handle to damage the reputation of Folashade Samuels and the late Bimbo Ogbonna by exposing them to hatred, contempt, and ridicule.
According to the police, some of the messages allegedly sent by Blessing Okoro include;
“Let’s ask Mamajazz where her father is??? Their father had exactly the same issue with their mother Ebele and he ran away for his dear life. IVD’s crime was that he was not man enough to run…
The family of late Bimbo is after IVD’’s properties and life. Especially her elder sister Mamajazz. Bimbo and IVD are well-known people in Lagos and it’s not a hidden fact that even in their estate that Bimbo is violent.
Everybody knows how she breaks a bottle on her husband’s head on a daily .. Bimbo k!lled herself and has always wanted to k!ll herself right from childhood. Evidence loading. All the voice notes and evidence will be on my YouTube and Facebook. Subscribe.
I will ask Mamajazz, the late Bimbo’s sister few questions…where you in talking terms with your sister before (she) died?”