Actress Iyabo Ojo has cried out after the Lagos State Government placed a tax of N38 million on her business.
According to the actress, the tax she received is way above what she can afford because she has other bills to sort out.
Pleading with the government to see to her situation, Iyabo Ojo stated that if nothing is done, she might be forced to close down the business.
“Well! it’s so sad that I may have to finally close down my business soon ….. because I don’t even know how or where to start this negotiation with Lagos State from, I’m still struggling with making profit, after paying rent, salaries, maintenance, electricity, local & state govt taxes in different categories & levy, I hardly make little or no profit …. My fellow Nigerians I have been asked to pay almost 38m for my Personal income tax to Lagos state ALMOST 38M NAIRA ……… Personal income bawo? #Lagosstate how? 2014 – 2017 I was still struggling with my small business in Ikeja like I’m still even doing now, or is it from my acting that we are poorly paid or from where now? pls can someone help me explain how they arrive @ this calculations, almost 38m naira, please you people should kuku sell me, my self & I i dont even know where you want me to get this kind of money from ……. E ma gba mi ke @jidesanwoolu ni bo ni mo ti fe ri iru owo to po to yii? seriously I’m not understanding @ all o, I be single mother with plenty bukata oooo, I’m confused ……….. retiring looks like the next option o because doing business is very frustrating in Nigeria.”