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HOW I ALMOST GOT TRAPPED WITH OVAIOZA INVESTMENT SCHEME.

I personally believed that Ovaioza was genuine.

Around March last year, a former colleague convinced me that we should invest in her cashew partnership. They were to buy cashew nuts in bulk and store for 6 months, then sell when the prices would have gone up. No ROP abi ROI. Whatever the profit was, it would be shared.

I think it was 200k at the time. My colleague pleaded that we combine 100k each because na only 100k she get. I liked the idea. I called someone who was very close to her at the time and he vouched for her.

After payment, I started to see the dorime online.

1 million dash to somebody.

3 million there.

500k here.

I called my colleague and said start praying oooo.

The way they are spending money, it’s like our money don enter one chance.

I called the guy who vouched for her… I said are you sure this thing is legit? Because I’ve never seen a business person spend like this. He swore it was. Said she was very wealthy personally.

Regardless of his assurances, I could not sleep. The money was not much but na money wey I work hard for. I remember telling Claire and Tamar that I had partnered. They both laughed at me so tey my anxiety doubled.

Luckily for my colleague and I, we were paid after the 6 months. How much was the profit kwanu? Whether 60 or 80k, I honestly don’t remember. As I divided the money and sent, I slept like a baby that night.

*Post edit: It was 60k. I just checked.

E no reach one month later, my colleague said I should bring 400k, let her bring 400k, so we can do garri partnership or so…

Me that had sworn to myself not to ever take that kind of risk again.

Omoooo!

Me:

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