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Armed Robbers attack Bureau De Change Office in Surulere, cart away millions of naira

Armed robbers today, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, attacked a Bureau de change office located on Akerele road in Surelere, Lagos state. Luckily no casualty was recorded during the attack.

According to the victim who gave his name as Musa Ahmodu, he had gone to a bank on Ogunlana drive to do some transactions and was on his way back to his office when the robbers who rode on a motorcycle popularly known as ‘Okada’ trailed him to his office.

The robbers fired gunshots in the air before accosting the victim and collected the money from him.

“I just came back from Diamond bank where they trailed me from. They robbed me and collected $4,000, £200 and N100, 000. They also stole my phone,” the victim narrated.

The robbers left unhindered as there was no police officer or security operative in sight.

The incident was confirmed by the Vice Chairman of the Hausa community in the area, Adamu Musa.

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