Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo has taken a bold stance against the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, after he threatened to arrest her for unpaid personal income tax.

The actress, known for her vocal nature, received an assessment notice from the Lagos State government demanding that she pay a total sum of N18,640,092.00 within seven days or face arrest.

The assessment notice stated that Iyabo Ojo had a tax liability of N7,376,000.00 for the year 2022, with an additional outstanding liability of N11,264,092 for the 2021 income year.

The actress was given a 7-day ultimatum to settle the payment, or face the consequences.

In response to the demand, Iyabo Ojo took to her Instagram page to express her displeasure with the government's approach and the exorbitant amount requested.

She revealed that she had previously filed a complaint regarding the tax issue, but no action was taken.

In her lengthy Instagram post, the actress vehemently refused to pay the requested amount and boldly challenged Governor Sanwo-Olu.

She declared that she is not afraid to die, stating that he can arrest, jail, or even kill her, as she will not back down.

She wrote: "Governor Jide Sanwo-Olu please, how do you people come up with these outrageous personal income taxes you send on a daily basis?

"After paying for different types of taxes for one's businesses, house, and all, you still come up with all this huge amount and give me 7 days to pay up, lol. Last time, you people asked me to come to your office, I came, you asked me to explain and declare what I earn, which I did with my tax consultant, but noooooooooooooo you did not respond to my letter, because you want me to pay you an outrageous amount that I do not have, make i go theif ni? I ask again, "How do you people come up with such outrageous bills

"I don't know how much you think I get paid. Hence, your team will come up with this conclusion.

"What have you people ever done for me as a government? NOTHING!!! I have single-handedly raised my kids and so many others, plus myself without a single deny from the government. Yet you feel so entitled to reaping over 100% from where you did not sow.

"I have worked, and I'm still working tirelessly to survive in this country without the support of the government, but yet you just sit in your office and come up with different outrageous bills. Nothing is working right in this country, but yet you feel the need to take from where you have not sworn. Since you guys insist, You can gladly come and close down my business, arrest me, jail me, or kill me for all I care, we all will die one day and I will never be afraid of what will eventually be everyone's faith… what I do not have I can not give. I have no FEAR"



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