Insecurity: Teni, Kemi Afolabi, Other Stars Who Have Been Attacked Recently
Here are highlights of some celebrities that have been attacked by robbers/bandits recently on the road
Actress Kemi Afolabi
Nollywood actress, Kemi Afolabi, was attacked and injured by robbers in Ogun state. The actress took to her Instagram page on January 5, 2022, to share a video and pictures of the injuries she sustained during the ordeal.
She wrote: “My driver and I were attacked by armed robbers at Arepo where I went to film, while in traffic on our way back home, they broke my windscreen, left my whole body with wounds because of the impact of the shattered glass which was forcefully broken while I was in my car, my arm was cut with a cutlass, they took my phones, belongings and ran off! Sadly my driver also took a hit to his head.
It was reported that hoodlums attacked popular Nigerian singer, Teniola Akpata aka Teni, while performing at Buguma town in Asari-Toru Local council of Rivers State.
Based on a video that went viral in January, during the moment when the musician was performing one of her hit songs gunshots were heard. It was revealed that the alleged attack was an attempt to abduct the singer.
A Nigerian singer, Terry Alexander Ejeh, popularly known as Terry Apala, was also robbed on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The incident happened at night on the 13th of September, 2021. His friend posted a video on Instagram, showing the shattered glasses of the vehicle.
He wrote, “Bitter experience tonight got robbed just now with my guys on the Third Mainland Bridge.” The musician and his friends reportedly lost their phones and other valuables in the attack.
Actress Bimpe Akintunde, who also shared her experience on Instagram on Saturday, 17th of January 2022, said she ran into bandits at Oni-Garri but was able to escape the attack.
She wrote, “Let’s be careful on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, I escaped the bandit’s attack at around 5 pm this evening, after Oni-Garri on my way to Lagos. They were shooting at all the vehicles coming from Ibadan, they were like ten in army uniform shooting directly at us. God save me and my daughter, I can’t believe this.
“Like they were shooting directly at us!!! where are we going in this country, broad daylight attack!!!! God came through for us, I turn back! followed one way and alerts other drivers too. just help me thank God for my life and that of my innocent daughter. we are back in Ibadan state and healthy but in shock.