- Fun seekers enjoying themselves in the Abuja Gardens were attacked by robbers on Monday 20 June.
- Reports from local residents in the area state that there were six of the gunmen and they shot in the air to scare many before carrying out the operation and provide an update on the sad development
Armed robbers have attacked Aco Estate Gardens along Airport Road in Abuja, robbing fun-seekers of their money and valuables, reports the Daily Trust.
A resident, identified simply as Ezenwa Alfred, announced that six robbers entered the garden next to the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) headquarters at around 8:00 p.m. on Monday 20 June and shot sporadically before robbing people.
The resident explained who was being attacked by the robbers
“I left the garden to my house after receiving a call that I had company. I was only a few feet away when I started hearing gunshots.”
He said a few minutes later he was told robbers had entered the garden and guests.
Eyewitness explained how the robbers carried out the attack
Another witness, identified as Samuel, said the robbers were a few meters away Guests got out of a car away from the guests and walked to the hotel’s garden entrance before attacking their victims.
He confirmed the following:
“Indeed, one came the robber first as if to buy a drink. Moments later, when I started hearing gunfire, I escaped through the back.”
Samuel said although no guest was injured during the attack, the robbers immediately fled .
< p class="align-left">In the meantime, the FCT police command still has to react to the sad incident.
Kidnappings, robberies report experiences, since power failures are the situation in Abuja complicate
As in the end times, darkness enshrouded the Adefemi community in Ushafa, Abuja as residents struggled to get their security whistle to keep their local security forces on duty to warn after the trend of kidnappings and armed robberies followed on the faithful night.
Mr Ahmed Idris told Legit.ng how he fought as the community leader them responded to men of the underworld lurking about. He said he was looking for his whistle to possibly alert other security guards, but it took him 30 minutes to find it.
He said that power given growing insecurity in Nigeria had become a serious challenge as he was unable to reach for his pipe in time due to the lack of light. He also lamented that the criminals usually storm the area for days due to the epileptic nature of the electricity.
Sorrows as Abuja robbers ambush journalists at the APC conference
At least four journalists assigned to cover the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary election lost their phones and cameras to suspected robbers and pickpockets in Abuja’s Eagle Square.
According to The Punch, some of the gangsters disguised themselves as party supporters to commit the crime, while others ambushed their victims outside the venue.
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