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Gunmen invade Abiola’s house in Lagos, ransack building

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

Family of late Moshood Abiola have reported how house of the late winner of 1993 presidential election was invaded overnight of Wednesday by unknown gunmen whom they said ransacked the building for hours and put occupants of the house in panics

Besides, the gunmen were said to have made away with belongings worth millions of Naira, as well as other valuable items that were yet to be listed out to police.

It was learnt that during the attack, the gunmen ransacked the house and left with valuable items belonging to the family of the late presidential candidate.

The family through a statement signed by Tundun Abiola, on Wednesday, said that the family was subjected to extreme emotional torture and harassment during the attack that lasted for several hours.

According to the family, the police has since been informed, crime scene examined and investigated to aid arrest of the culprits.

“We are consoled by the fact that no life was lost in this unfortunate and frightening incident. We give glory to Almighty Allah and we thank friends and family members across the world who have called and sent messages of support and solidarity”.

Efforts to Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bala Elkana, for comment through Short messages (SMS) and calls proved abortive.

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