Top Nigerian media personality Toke Makinwa has come out to refute online reports claiming her choice Ikoyi home has been confiscated by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
Earlier on, there were reports going around the internet that Toke Makinwa had lost her Banana Island home after it was repossessed by the debt agency due to her inability to pay an unserviced loan.
Toke Makinwa was broke shaming people the other day while living in a house that was bought on credit by someone's Dad. Now they've collected the house and Sis have suddenly turned to a motivational speaker.
Nothing in this life is eternal. Be humble!!!
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So Toke Makinwa's house is not hers ?
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In a statement released by the On-Air personality’s publicist, Andrea Manuela Giaccaglia, Makinwa denied the rumours insisting that she is the sole owner of the said property.
The statement reads:
“On behalf of Ms. Toke Makinwa, we would like to address the rumour circulating the internet that Ms. Toke Makinwa’s alleged house in Banana Island was taken over by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
“Ms. Toke is the sole owner of her residence in Ikoyi. Our lawyers have been contacted and legal action will be taken against the originators of this story. Kind Regards, Toke Makinwa’s Management.”
Banana Island hosts several high-end residential developments such as Ocean Parade Towers. Other notable individuals to own residential properties in the island include Mike Adenuga, Linda Ikeji and singer Davido.
Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger, lifestyle entrepreneur and author.
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