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BBNaija’s Cross Explains Why He Was Arrested By SA Police

BBNaija reality star Cross Ikechukwu Okonkwo has revealed he was arrested by South African police during his visit to the country.

Cross who’s currently in Johannesburg, the country’s commercial capital said he was arrested by SA police operatives for violating curfew rules he was not aware of.

The reality star and budding musician said he was let go after he revealed his South African name.

“So SA, I got stopped by your police. Apparently, there’s a curfew. They took me to their office. So, guys, I tell them to say I get SA name called Siyabonga and my first time in SA, and they smile, and I think they wan let us go ooo Omo Japa Japa. My bed they call me thanks guys we free now,” the BBNaija star tweeted.

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Cross was recently in the news for posting a video of genitalia on Snapchat for which he faced severe backlash. However, in an exclusive TVC interview, the 31-year-old said it was a simple mistake.

“So it was a mistake, it was just a mistake of a thing. And before I knew it I quickly deleted it. It was a simple mistake. People should understand the type of person I am, first of all, I am a human being and me I wear my heart on my sleeves. So this whole entertainment, social media thing and lifestyle is still new to me,” he said.

He also added that his new celebrity status is “choking” him and appealed to the public for patience and understanding.

Cross Ikechukwu was one of the six finalists in the just concluded  BBNaija “Shine Ya Eye” edition.


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