“The robbery lasted for many hours but police did not come”


A woman, who recently gave birth has narrated how armed robbers killed her husband Ejike Ike in an attack at their Lagos home that lasted several hours on Friday.


It was gathered that the incident which occurred at 19, Sanni Labode Street, New Oko Oba, lasted between 2am and 4am. The armed men numbering about 10 and wearing black attires took their time moving from one room to the other stealing money, phones and other valuables.


According to residents, the hoodlums forced their way into the gated compound by using a sledgehammer to break the keys before entering Ike’s house from the backdoor. Ike was said to have been sleeping when the criminals entered his flat.


Speaking to The Nation, his widow said that she was the one who first noticed an intruder had gained access into their home and she alerted her husband.

“My husband sells gas. We were sleeping when I started hearing noise. I woke up to check and saw there was a man wearing black who has entered our house…

Source: Linda Ikeji