“I used to be not allowed to enter Dubai as a result of my face didn’t match my passport” – Bobrisky reveals

"I was not allowed to enter Dubai because my face did not match my passport" - Bobrisky reveals

Controversial crossdresser, Okuneye Idris Olanrewaju popularly often called Bobrisky, has revealed that he was deported from Dubai as a result of his look didn’t match the face on his passport.

Talking on Toke Makinwa‘s podcast, Bobrisky mentioned he had on a variety of make-up when he arrived at Immigration, which led the authorities to doubt his identification.

He said that upon his arrival on the Dubai airport, he was deported again to Nigeria because the nation’s Islamic legal guidelines forbade cross-dressing.

He claimed he had visited the United Arab Emirates on a number of occasions, however on that individual day, which was a Jum’ah day, he was deported.

In his phrases;

“The final time I went to Dubai, I used to be despatched again to Nigeria. I’ve been to there so many occasions. However that one was their prayer, I feel considered one of their particular days. It occurred to be on Friday, they go to the mosque. They’re holy so additional on that day. Once I received there, the digicam didn’t settle for my face. me na, I used to be on make-up, I need to brag firstclass, I need to discuss ‘oh! guys, I’ve been to Dubai. Your mummy is in firstclass’.

So, I received to the Immigration the place you’re going to do every little thing. They noticed my passport, they checked out my face. They mentioned ‘face digicam’. And I confronted the digicam. It rejected my face a number of occasions. They [Immigrantion officers] mentioned ‘are you certain you’re the identical particular person?’ And I mentioned ‘sure’.

The person checked out me, he mentioned ‘Idris, you’re a Muslim?’. I mentioned ‘sure’. He checked out my passport. He was confused.

So, we went to considered one of their personal places of work. They usually mentioned ‘are you trans or..’ I mentioned ‘ properly, I was a man’. They usually mentioned ‘oh! on a traditional day if it isn’t Friday’ they’d have simply allowed me in. However as a result of it was Friday, jumʿah day, they mentioned ‘no, they’ll’t enable me in.”

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