Rilwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos, has disclosed that a cash sum of $2 million (about N800 million) and N17 million were stolen by hoodlums from his palace during the October 2020 #EndSARS protest that shook the nation.
Oba Akiolu, made this revelation while he was speaking at the commissioning of the Glover Hall Memorial in Lagos on Wednesday, March 3.
The monarch stated that the destruction that Lagos suffered the hugest loss during the ENDSARS protest than in any other state in the country.
The monarch also informed those who were in attendance, that the perpetrators of the offence would not have done that if they knew the consequences.
According to him, he said;
“I will support anything that will move Lagos forward. I have appealed to the Federal Government to assist Lagos with what we have suffered. The incident that happened here from October 20th to 23rd is so saddening.
“The destruction we suffered in Lagos is so enormous than in any other part of the country.
“Many buildings were burnt, including vehicles used to generate income. I can now say publicly that they stole away from my palace $2 million and N17 million.
“Those who committed the offence would not have done that if they knew the implication. But as a father, I won’t place any curse on them.”
“No Amount Of Intimidation Will Stop Me From Implementing President Buhari’s Good Policies” – Dr. Isa Pantami
It is currently a trending news on different micro-blogging platforms that the Nigerians Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Pantami, is currently on the United States Terror Watch List.
While reacting to this news, the Minister who took to his verified twitter page to claim that no amount of intimidation will stop him from implementing the good policies of President Muhammad Buhari.
Dr. Pantami also claimed that Criminals in the country are already feeling the heat and therefore warned all Nigerians to begin to link their sim before the FG takes action.
View his post here:
4) FYI all, by the Almighty, no amount of intimation will stop @IsaPantami from implementing d good policies of President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR on security.
FINALLY: If you are yet to verify your SIM using NIN, do it very soon, b4 our next action. Criminals are feeling the heat
— Isa Ali Pantami, PhD (@DrIsaPantami) April 12, 2021
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