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Nollywood star, Iyabo Ojo has narrated her ordeal at the hands of Lagos airport officials who extorted the sum of N51, 950 for a COVID-19 test which they never conducted.

The actress who just flew in from Turkey was made to pay for another COVID-19 test in Nigeria hours after the Turkish authority tested her for the virus and being cleared her to fly.

According to her statement on her official Instagram page, the airport officials allegedly rejected her less than a day old test result.

Read the full statement below:

Hello Nigeria ?? I was really very upset @ the Nigerian airport this morning, i did a covid-19 test yesterday morning @ the Turkish Istanbul airport before i wasHello Nigeria ??

I was really very upset @ the Nigerian airport this morning, i did a covid-19 test yesterday morning @ the Turkish Istanbul airport before i was even allowed to fly, i had to even change my ticket bcos I needed to wait to collect my result, ok cool!!! So now I don do test, I’m covid-19 free… free to fly abi?

I flew in this morning less than 24hrs with my negative text result of covid-19, they didn’t even check it @ the Lagos airport with all the stress I had to allowed to fly, i had to even change my ticket bcos I needed to wait to collect my result, ok cool!!! So now I don do test, I’m covid-19 free… free to fly abi?

I flew in this morning less than 24hrs with my negative text result of covid-19, they didn’t even check it @ the Lagos airport with all the stress I had to go through to do it in Turkey. Boom! to my greatest surprise i was made to pay another N51,950 for another covid-19 test why?

Funny enough they didn’t carry out any test ooo. They collected my money checked my temperature  & gave me a paper to go to a centre in lekki to do another covid-19 test, ARE YOU SERIOUS! So wetin do the test way i do for turkey yesterday? Na fake abi? this is extortion! extortion!! extortion!!!

why couldn’t you people carry out the test immediately @ the airport like turkey did, they collected 250TL that’s about 15k in Nigerian money and we went back for results 6hrs later in the same airport oo, una for Lagos collect my money still come give me paper join make i carry myself go do test for lekki

Chai I don suffer. Custom wan come add their own frustration join, they wanted to collect money from me again, saying once i have goods worth 50k i will have to pay fine, Every thing money! money!! money!! in this country Omo  I change am for them straight up, me way them done frustrate already fine kor fanta ni ishhhhh.  Nigeria ?? my country happy anniversary in advance.

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Hello Nigeria 🇳🇬 . I was really very upset @ the Nigerian airport this morning, i did a covid-19 test yesterday morning @ the Turkish Istanbul airport before i wasHello Nigeria 🇳🇬 . I was really very upset @ the Nigerian airport this morning, i did a covid-19 test yesterday morning @ the Turkish Istanbul airport before i was allowed to fly, i had to even change my ticket bcos I needed to wait to collect my result, ok cool!!! So now I don do test, I'm covid-19 free 💃💃💃💃💃 free to fly abi? . i flew in this morning less than 24hrs with my negative text result of covid-19, they didn't even check it @ the Lagos airport 🤷‍♀️with all the stress I had to allowed to fly, i had to even change my ticket bcos I needed to wait to collect my result, ok cool!!! So now I don do test, I'm covid-19 free 💃💃💃💃💃 free to fly abi? . i flew in this morning less than 24hrs with my negative text result of covid-19, they didn't even check it @ the Lagos airport 🤷‍♀️with all the stress I had to go through to do it in Turkey 😳😣 Boom! to my greatest surprise i was made to pay another N51,950 for another covid-19 test 😳😳😲😱 why? . Funny enough they didn't carry out any test ooo 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️ they collected my money checked my temperature 😁😄😃😅🤣 & gave me a paper to go to a centre in lekki to do another covid-19 test, ARE YOU SERIOUS! So wetin do the test way i do for turkey yesterday? Na fake abi? this is extortion! extortion!! extortion!!! . why couldn't you people carry out the test immediately @ the airport like turkey did, they collected 250TL that's about 15k in Nigerian money and we went back for results 6hrs later in the same airport oo, una for Lagos collect my money still come give me paper join make i carry myself go do test for lekki🤣😅😅 . Chai I don suffer . Custom wan come add their own frustration join, they wanted to collect money from me again, saying once i have goods worth 50k i will have to pay fine, Every thing money! money!! money!! in this country 😡😡😡 Omo I change am for them straight up, me way them done frustrate already🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️fine kor fanta ni ishhhhh . Nigeria 🇳🇬 my country happy anniversary in advance 🤪😡

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