Last Updated on January 6, 2022 by Ope Quadri
It was a free for all on Saturday, October 24, 2020 when some hoodlums in Ibadan broke into the private warehouse belonging to a Nigeria’s Senator’s house Teslim Folarin and carted away at least 300 brand new motorcycles and other items.
It was gathered that the stolen items worth more than N200 million. 300 motorcycles, deep freezers and food items were some of the stolen items carted away.
The lawmaker’s elder brother said that the looted items were meant for the 11 local government areas constituting Oyo Central Senatorial District.
Senator Folarin’s house is one among hundreds of properties that have been burgled in the wave of #EndSars protest which was later hijacked by hoodlums and political thugs in the last few days.
Report from the Ibadan, Oyo State capital revealed that many over valuables like grinding machines, refrigerators were also stolen.
7 arrested over the invasion of Sen. Folarin’s house
Meanwhile, the lawmaker’s elder brother, Mr Yinka Folarin, told newsmen shortly after the invasion that at least seven persons were arrested.
“Most of the equipment had been looted before the arrival of the security men, while seven of the them, identified by the residents, were arrested at the scene,” he said.
The suspects were arrested at the residence of the lawmaker by the Oyo State joint security task force ‘Operation Burst’
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