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Complete diary of Mayowa Ahmed’s N85 million alleged scam

Mayowa Ahmed Shukurat

-All you need to know about her devastating ailment

-Police invite family, Aramide Kasumu and Toyin Aimakhu

‘We’re on top of the case’ –PPRO

The last has not been heard about the controversy trailing #SaveMayowa campaign as the elder brother who identified himself as Mr. Bode Ahmed has vowed to fight back once her sister is back on her feet.

Speaking with ENCOMIUM Weekly in a phone chat on Monday, August 1, 2016, he stated,

“We would fight back by God’s grace when she is back. We are aware everybody is concerned about her welfare. But no one can be more concerned about it than us. We will definitely proceed on medicare as soon as possible.”

Speaking also about the latest on the controversial #SaveMayowa, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Dolapo Badmos stated in a chat with ENCOMIUM Weekly on Monday, August 1, 2016, that the compound was on top of the matter.

“We are investigating the case now. As I speak now, we are in the middle of discussion. Family of Bode Ahmed working with Access Bank was invited for fact finding and also Aramide Kashumu, founder of Lifestake Foundation was invited. By tomorrow morning the command is expecting Toyin Aimakhu so that we can finally arrive at a conclusion.”

On Friday, July 29, 2016, Mayowa’s sister, Mariam Ahmed recorded a video where she denied knowing Linda Ikeji and insisting her sister, Mayowa Ahmed was truly down with ovarian cancer. She also stated that, no doctor ever told them that Mayowa would die, that they were advised to fly her out of the country. She further stated that, her sister Mayowa was tired of her situation and posted pictures of herself online because she does not want to die.

A couple of weeks back, a picture of an emaciated lady before her sickness and after went viral on social media. She stated that she was a sickler and had ovarian cancer and needed $100,000 (N32 million) to enable her survive. The message spread on social media and within the spate of few days, N32 million needed to save Mayowa was raised until a controversial video by popular actress, Toyin Aimakhu who had been an advocate of #SaveMayowa campaign sprang up on the social media stating that the fundraising campaign was a means to scam Nigerians.

Aramide Kasumu, founder of Lifestake Foundation who initiated the gofundme page for Mayowa also corroborated actress Toyin Aimakhu’s scam allegations.


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