Mavin Records artiste, Reekado Banks’ manager has been remanded in Kirikiri prison, for collecting a sum of N2 million for a show without the singer performing.
Reports have it that Temi, the singer’s manager, was paid for Reekado to perform at a wedding in Benin, which held in December.
The duo was reportedly invited to Area G police station but only his manager showed up.
Uwa Idahosa, who was reported to have brokered the deal, claimed that the artiste refused to honour several police invitations.
At present, his manager has been remanded in Kirikiri Prison and the singer has been given till Monday to refund the money.
Tega Oghenejobo, Don Jazzy’s brother who is a spokesman for the label, however denied that the singer is on the run.
“Reekado cannot be on the run. I still saw him this evening and we all thought the police talk in the media was just bants. I didn’t think it’s anything serious.”
However, Oghenejobo denied knowledge of the singer collecting the said money.