Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Denies Tax Evasion False Accusation
Veteran Nollywood actress and multiple brand ambassador Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde through her representatives has come out to denies that report going viral in town that the star actress did not filed her personal income tax return papers.
According to her reps who says clearly state that the actress not paying her tax is a false accusation.
They said, “That is not correct at all, we will send out a press release very soon. We are working with the government to find out who released that article.“
E24-7 Magazine reported Omotola, had never filed her personal income tax return papers.
They reported a source saying, “It is unfortunate she has become so vocal, criticising the government but ignorant of her obligation as a citizen to pay tax. She is not tax compliant. She failed to know that it is from the tax that she and others pay that government will provide all the amenities and infrastructures she mentioned. She needs a lot of education.”
The 2013 Time 100 Most Influential People in the world recently lashed out at the government of Lagos State asking if they would refund all she had spent on buying her security, fuel and maintaining her road after having paid her tax.
However, she has started #DontPushMe campaign on social media describing the state as insensitive and conceded the move to prosecute tax evaders in her tweets.
— Omotola .j. Ekeinde (@Realomosexy) April 5, 2016
— Kachi Zone (@KachiZone) April 11, 2016
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