On Monday evening, August 8, robbers attacked veteran Nollywood actor and lecturer Hafiz Oyetoro, well known as Saka, at his home in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The event was confirmed in a statement by the actor’s pal Kayode Soaga. It read;
“The Robbers broke into his Home at about 2 am. heavily Armed with Pump action Guns, Matchetes, Breaking in Tools. His security Guards were tied down and demobilised.
“Three other houses on the street were robbed with more devastating effect. They broke the Burglary proof and went straight to him demanding for N20 million or his Life. Threatening to kill and destroy
“He begged and pleaded. They later came down to N3 millionNaira Which he said he doesn’t have. They dazed him with a resounding Slap etc. The Armed robbers Packed all Android Phones, iPhones laptops and all available Cash in the home. Also collected all ATM Cards. The robbers came with POS to empty money in Accounts.
“Saka’s security Guards were demobilised while the Guards of his neighbors were not too lucky as they were shot several times in the arms. We thank almighty GOD for Saka’s Life as he’s doing fine.”
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The actor has confirmed that he is okay and his family are still in shock.
This is not the first arm robber attack so far niether is it the first kidnap or near kidnap attack against Nigerian celebrities.
Few days ago, International barman, Cubana Chief Priest and his wife escaped a near attack by unknown gun men.