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EndSARS: Nigerians react as Oba of Lagos, Akiolu claims $2m was stolen from his palace

Nigerians on social media have reacted to the claims by Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, that $2 million and N17 million had been stolen when youths attacked his palace final October within the violence that erupted after the EndSARS protests.

Oba Akiolu had mentioned $2m and N17m had been stolen from his palace throughout the raid whereas talking on the Glover Corridor Memorial Commissioning, Lagos, on Wednesday.

He mentioned, “Many buildings had been burnt, together with automobiles used to generate revenue. I can now say publicly that they stole $2 million and N17 million from my palace.”

Recall that some hoodlums within the space had invaded the monarch’s palace throughout the protest towards the extra-judicial killing of Nigerians by operatives of the now disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS).

This was after troopers opened dwell ammunition on protesters on the Lekki toll plaza on October 20, 2020.

A few of the hoodlums on the time destroyed property in Akiolu’s residence and went away with the employees of the workplace.

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Reacting, some Nigerians known as on the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) to analyze Oba Akiolu for cash laundering, whereas others expressed disappointment, including that there isn’t a honour amongst thieves and no thief ought to ever complain of being stolen from as a result of what was stolen didn’t belong to him.

Listed here are some feedback DAILY POST gathered:

@ehiokupa, “There isn’t a honour amongst thieves. No thief ought to ever complain of being stolen from as a result of what was stolen didn’t belong to you within the first place. Know this and know peace. Lengthy dwell Kabiyesi.”

@uncle_ajala, “The Oba of Lagos says that $2 million and N17 million had been stolen when hoodlums attacked his palace over the past #EndSARS protest. He needs to be telling EFCC what he was doing with that quantity and the way he obtained the $2m after this revelation.”

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@Seagad01, “There are some issues that shouldn’t be mentioned in public, this former police officer dissatisfied me o.”

@Gabafolayan, “However how will the Oba of Lagos have $2 million in his home? To think about that he simply found that after what number of months? EFCC, the place are you?”

@ZARIACONNECT, “It’s attainable, however Kabiyesi by now must be answering questions on why such an enormous amount of money had been mendacity idle inside his palace.”

@yhyfuntua, “That’s good! After enjoying a lot to the gallery.”

@archywale1, “My query is, what’s kabiesi doing with such an enormous sum of cash within the palace when Nigeria has about 22 industrial banks?”

@bakatsine, “Within the midst of poverty! God dey.”

@JamiluA93503085, “Just a few banks function with these sum inside their possession, and what the hell is he doing with such an quantity in his palace?”

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