After the spraying of naira notes led to a six-month imprisonment of the controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, also known as Bobrisky, businessman, Pascal Okechukwu, also referred to as Cubana Chief Priest, is next in line.

He is charged for allegedly abusing the naira too.

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Cubana Chief Priest Spraying Money

Embedded Culture

In Nigeria, the money-spraying culture permeates the lifestyles of average party attendees.

Undoubtedly, this is due to this erroneously taken as a deeply ingrained cultural norms that massages the affluent partying culture in many societies.

The practice of “spraying money” at festivities signifies wealth to some people and  generosity for others.

Also, it raises social status in various cultures, but it has sparked debates regarding its economic implications.


Just Incase you are wondering about the various arguments surrounding the practice of spraying money and its implications.

Here are some things you should know


Spraying money symbolieses prosperity, good fortune, and communal solidarity, with some cultures believing it brings luck or wards off evil spirits.

Furthermore, it can be viewed as a gesture of hospitality, fostering joy, and strengthening social bonds.


Also Read: Naira Abuse: Commotion As Court Grants Cubana Chief Priest Bail After Jailing Bobrisky

Connection Between Money Economics

Many wonder about the connection between money spraying and economics.


But money spraying is seen by many as expensive because they think it exacerbates economic disparities and fosters social inequality.

Societal pressures that lead to excessive money spraying can result in financial strain.

Also, it could lead to debt, diverting resources from areas like education, healthcare, or poverty alleviation where they could be better utilised.

According to some people, money spraying is an essential part of cultural tradition that serves as a means of expression and identification.

In conclusion, Money-spraying culture is a complicated topic with social, cultural, and economic dimensions.

Those who oppose it contend that it can promote materialistic values and worsen inequalities, calling for thoughtful deliberation.

What do you believe?


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