Iya Gbonkan, a well-known Yoruba actress, Margaret Olayinka, has reportedly got almost ₦5 million for her car and housing projects.
The 64-year-old actress, who primarily plays Yoruba characters in films, reportedly claimed in a viral video that she has never owned a car despite being well-known and active in the profession for many years.
Iya Gbonkan pleaded with her followers to honor her with a new car while she is still living and not when she has passed away.
She emphasized that she still takes public transportation to get about.
Iya Gbonkan was seen in a video posted online thanking and praising individuals who had helped her after she had cried out on social media.
Speaking in Yoruba, the actress said, “I’m thankful and I don’t have power, you are my backbone, you will not get tired.
My matter will not get you tired and you will not indebted to the good thing you are doing to me.
In the name of God, you will have enough to spend. You will not have pain and in the name of God, you will not go blind”
The movie actor has reportedly received almost N5 million from fans and a Nigerian clergy member who viewed the video, according to an Instagram user who uploaded it.
The post reads, “Few days ago, Actress Iya Gbonkan appealed to her fans in a viral video to celebrate her when she is still alive by buying her a car.
“Pastor Gabriel watched the video, put a call through to her and paid her a visit in Osogbo. He made an arrangement immediately by sourcing for funds from kind-hearted people all over the world so mama’s dream could come to pass.
“As at this morning, over 5 million has been donated for mama for her car and housing project. Actress Abeni Agbon and Actress Tamotiye who lived nearby also came to pay a visit and 500K was donated to them each. God bless everyone who donated.”
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