The Nigerian police has frozen the account of the Save Mayowa fundraising campaign pending conclusion of investigation into the matter.
According to a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, Mr Dolapo Badmos, the management of the GoFundMe account were being investigated.
“Consequently, the command has placed a red alert on the Access Bank account opened in the name of Mayowa, as it has been frozen while effort is ongoing to contact the managers of Gofundme online account so as to ensure funds raised through that platform is not fraudulently diverted.
“Investigation will be extended to LUTH hospital, Idi-Araba where the patient is currently undergoing treatment.
“The command wishes to inform all the good spirited people who had donated generously to this cause that it will ensure it does not return as a hoax and every outcome of the investigation shall be made open. “