LATEST NEWs: Armed Robbers Invade Aso Villa; Raid Houses
Another ugly incident hits Nigeria as suspectd armed robbers invade Aso Villa. According to report, the residences of two senior aides to President Muhammadu Buhari inside the precinct of the Presidential Villa, administration officials and security sources have told Peoples Gazette, raising fears that the rising insecurity across the country was drawing closer to the elite than previously estimated.
The incident on May 9 (yesterday) prompted Ibrahim Gambari and Abubakar Maikano, the chief of staff and admin officer, respectively, to abandon their residences, sources said.
“Their houses were robbed and the robbers packed money and other valuable assets from both houses,” an aide to the informed about the robbery told The Gazette.
It was not immediately clear whether or not valuable documents of state interest were carted away by the intruders, but The Gazette heard that the residences were thoroughly ransacked.
This is actually the height of it and it has shown an indication that nowhere is safe again in Nigeria. It calls for a state of emergency because if robbers can walk their ways into the “fortified” Aso Villa and operate freely…
Meanwhile, no official announcement has been made from the Aso Villa since the ugly incident that occurred yesterday at the seat of the presidency.