the house of the late Chief Moshood Abiola in Ike, Lagos State was invaded by Gunmen today,  Wednesday  and went away with property worth millions of naira.

A source confirmed the development.

the source  name withheld said “Armed robbers invaded the house of the late MKO Abiola in the Opebi area of Ikeja. They went away with alot of valuable items,”

When our source visited  the robbed  house on Wednesday, a police patrol vehicle was stationed at the front of the building.

A security guard on the premises, however, declined to speak with our source who inquired about the incident.

However, a resident who spoke on the condition of anonymity said, “The operation occurred around 4 am when the security guards were asleep. Adding that the criminals  dug the ground of the back gate and gained entry and successfully escaped with property.”

Newsnaija learned  that  Hakeem Odumosu, the state Commissioner of Police, had paid a visit to the family.

The CP When contacted, said some arrests had been made, adding that investigation had commenced into the incident.

He said “Three people were involved in the operation and from what I gathered when I visited the house today, only one of the suspects was armed. The suspects gained entry through the canal because the building backed the canal and I was told that some pieces of jewellery and money were stolen. I have beefed up security in the area.

“None of the residents, including his wife, Bisi and two girls were attacked or injured during the operation. We have made some arrests and commenced an investigation into the incident,”.