Following a story by an online news platform that the #SaveMayowa initiative may have been a ruse with the intention to scam unsuspecting sympathizers of their hard earned money.Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu blew open the alleged scam to the police.
Toyin Aimakhu was a major champion of the #SaveMayowa initiative which has allegedly raised an excess of N80 million through public donations and over $150,000 in a GoFundMe account.
According to the actress, the entire#SaveMayowa initiative is a scam set up by Mayowa Ahmed’s family. the actress said, “They tagged me, she sent a message to me… they said she’s my huge fan saying she had cancer and she needed help and wanted me to come… I showed the doctor the (medical) report and the doctor said ‘which report?’. They said it was a fake report.They just came up with the plan on Sunday. They now came to LUTH to appear as if they were in LUTH. When they saw me they said I did not help them to beg for money… that they don’t know anything.Toyin Aimakhu, who was one of those who spearheaded the fundraising.
#SaveMayowa has reportedly raised over $150,000 through a GoFundMe account and an excess of N80 million in Mayowa’s Access bank account through public donations.