At his home in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday evening, August 8, veteran Nollywood actor and lecturer Hafiz Oyetoro nicknamed Saka was ambushed by robbers.
The event was confirmed by the actor’s pal Kayode Soaga in a statement.
“The Robbers broke into his Home at about 2 am. heavily Armed with Pump action Guns, Matchetes, Breaking in Tools. His security Guards were tied down and demobilised.
“Three other houses on the street were robbed with more devastating effect. They broke the Burglary proof and went straight to him demanding for N20 million or his Life. Threatening to kill and destroy
“He begged and pleaded. They later came down to N3 millionNaira Which he said he doesn’t have. They dazed him with a resounding Slap etc. The Armed robbers Packed all Android Phones, iPhones laptops and all available Cash in the home. Also collected all ATM Cards. The robbers came with POS to empty money in Accounts.
The increase rate of kidnap in Nigeria and harassment of Nollywood actors is becoming alarming as not just a week ago, two veteran actors were kidnapped which they were later on freed after paying ransom.
Two weeks ago, actress, Lizzy Gold called the attention of the public to an incident which happened to her on her way to Enugu for a movie shooting.