Hoodlums Invade, Rob Abiola’s Family

The gunmen are said to have invaded and ransacked the Ikeja residence of the late politician and philanthropist.

Late Chief MKO Abiola / Photo credit: dottsmediahouse
Late Chief MKO Abiola / Photo credit: dottsmediahouse

Armed hoodlums on Tuesday morning invaded and robbed the family of the late businessman and politician, MKO Abiola at him home in Ikeja, Lagos.

His daughter, Tundun Abiola, released a statement that said the family suffered emotional trauma from the experience.

She said in the statement, “In the early hours of this morning, Tuesday, 2nd September, armed men invaded and ransacked the residence of Chief MKO Abiola in Ikeja, Lagos.

“The hoodlums subjected the family to extreme emotional torture and harassment and stole cash and other valuable items belonging to the family.”

She said, “The police have since been informed. The crime is being investigated.

“We are consoled by the fact that no life was lost in this unfortunate and frightening incident.”

Tundun Abiola said, “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.”

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