Lagos State Government has told Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo to pay a total sum of N18,640,092.00 as personal income tax within seven days.
According to Lagos government, Iyabo Ojo has a tax liability of N7,376,000.00 for the year 2022 and an outstanding liability of N11,264,092 for 2021 income year.
The actress was given a 7 days ultimatum to pay up or face consequences.
Responding to the letter, Iyabo Ojo faulted the process at which the tax amount was reached.
Below are the words of Iyabo Ojo in response to the letter from Lagos government.
“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.