At least one person has been killed after
some armed robbers attacked a bullion
van on Ado Road in the Ajah area of Lagos
PUNCH Metro gathered that the robbers
attacked the van around 3pm on Thursday
and carted away huge sums of money.
It was gathered that the gunmen
first fired at the van from a distance, but
the driver refused to stop till he got to
A clip of the robbery circulated on the
social media revealed the robbers pumping
bullets into the van to open the lock.
Other videos taken after the robbery
showed a suspected casualty of the attack
on the floor.
A witness@Simisoula, claimed that the
robbers escaped with money.
She tweeted,”Armed robbers just robbed
Blanco’s ATM bullion van (Ado Road, Ajah)
just now. Raining bullet with Blenco police.
They made away with the money and
scattered the rest on the road. People are
picking money right now on the road. Pls
stay indoors if you are in that axis.”
A resident@Merrymary Tom, said a security
guard was injured and rushed to a hospital
in the neighborhood.
Another eyewitness@vlQtoOOR, said, “From
what I saw, these guys were in a milk
coloured vehicle, pursuing a bullion van.
They shot the tyres, but the van escaped
then they hovered around Blenco area
before entering the premises. I watched
this from the seaside just opposite Blenco”.
The State’s Commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu said he had yet to be fully briefed adding that he couldn’t comment.