Lady Unable to Reach Friend Who Borrowed ¢76k to Her for Proof of Funds, People React

Lady Unable to Reach Friend Who Borrowed ¢76k to Her for Proof of Funds, People React

  • A Nigerian lady has recounted her experience with a friend whom she lent a whopping sum of N7.6 million
  • According to her, the friend ghosted her and stopped responding to her messages for about two years
  • Social media users reacted massively to her story, with many sharing similar experiences with trusted friends

A Nigerian lady, Serah Ibrahim, has lamented online after a friend cut ties with her after borrowing a large sum of N7.6 million equivalent to GH¢76,000.

Sarah said she released the millions of naira to her friend for her proof of funds, hoping she would pay it back.

Lady regrets lending money to friend
Lady laments after friend who borrowed N7.6 million ghosted her Photo credit: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI, Kelvin Murray/ Getty Images. Depicted person has no relationship with story. Photo for illustration only
Source: UGC

Serah recounts challenges after lending money out

Taking to her X account, Serah revealed how the money she couldn't recover from her friend set her back financially.

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According to her, she was fond of going the extra mile for her friends, an attitude she had to reconsider after her bad experience.

Sarah said it's been two years since her friend stopped replying to her messages after borrowing N7.6 million.

In her words:

"Remember sending a friend 7.6 million naira for proof of funds. It’s been 2 years. And yes, she doesn’t even respond to my messages anymore. That money set me back so much, but I go way too far for my friends. Took her like a sister, so the hurt is different. NEVER AGAIN."

Reactions as lady shares ordeal with friend

Nigerians stormed the comments section to react to the post.

KC Emenike said:

"Wow. 7.6 million. And the girl probably dey Canada/UK dey enjoy free basic amenities right now o. Should we summon her spirit back to Naija? Na jus small e need."

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Best Temperature said:

"Give her time; she will definitely pay you back. She might be struggling to get a hold in Canada right now. Except she moved on PR, if not, give her time. She might not be responding because it’s choking her. I’m making a case for her Serah because I know how difficult it is to settle."

Best said:

"I spent mine and it was my mom that came to mine rescue. You may not understand to travel with limited funds is not as easy as it looks. But I know she will definitely pay her back with a lot of add ons to compensate." I have same experience. Sent 4million naira to a friend who was also my lecturer for the same purpose on the 5th of August 2020 and have not recovered even a dime of my money. So painful people can't be trusted."

Pato Pato added:

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"I don't give anyone money I can't let go. I learnt this as far back as 2006 when I was betrayed by a friend. If I give you money, as in borrowing, it means that I can comfortably let go of it. So, when you disappoint, I smile and move on. If I can't let go, I WON'T give."

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Lady urge boyfriend to pay her loan

Earlier, reported that a young man is confused the lady he is currently dating has insisted he pays off a loan she took with her former boyfriend.

According to him, the lady wants him to use that to prove his love for her and to prevent her from losing her properties as collateral, but he believes it is not the right thing to do.


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