Cancer patient, Mayowa Ahmed is dead despite #SaveMayowa struggle

mayowaOvarian cancer patient, Mayowa Ahmed, has died at a hospital in South Africa where she was receiving treatment.

The news about Mayowa Ahmed’s death was broken by one of her relations on Twitter on Sunday. Recall that late Mayowa Ahmed became popular following the drama that trailed an online campaign; #SaveMayowa which was organised to raise funds for her treatment. The #SaveMayowa became a subject of controversy after Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu, accused the patient’s family of scamming Nigerians. The scam allegation was further intensified after popular blogger, Linda Ikeji, published a story which also labeled the crowdfunding campaign a scam. It took the intervention of the police to resolve the controversy, after which Mayowa reportedly travel to South Africa for her treatment.


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