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Olu Of Owode Egba, Oba Kolawole Sowemimo Attacked By Armed Robbers

Oba Kolawole Sowemimo  attacked robbers

October 4, 2017 – Olu Of Owode Egba, Oba Kolawole Sowemimo Attacked By Armed Robbers

A 3-man robbery gang has waylaid the traditional ruler of Owode-Egba in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Kolawole Sowemimo.

The hoodlums stole his vital personal effects.

Oba Kolawole, who was jolted by the attack, said providence saved him from being killed.

The monarch said the hoodlums used tyres to block his car, near Day Water Man stretch of Kobape-Siun Road in Abeokuta, and punched him when he attempted to evade the obstruction.

The ruler said he was attacked at 8.45 pm on Sunday while returning to his domain in Owode, minutes after he dropped his child at a school in Abeokuta.

The monarch told reporters that the robbers ordered him out of his Mercedes Benz car, searched it and stole personal effects.

He said cash, wristwatch, two mobile phones, a ring, a bank debit card were among valuables the hoodlums snatched from him at gunpoint.

Oba Kolawole added that his position as a monarch meant nothing to the robbers.

The monarch said he reported the incident to the police.




  1. Berry blue

    October 4, 2017 at 8:52 PM

    Your highness sir. Give glory to Almighty for saving your life, of its the other way round, who will tell the story

  2. Berry blue

    October 4, 2017 at 9:01 PM

    Or if it’s the other way round

  3. Lola O

    October 5, 2017 at 4:09 PM

    I thought Obas possess enough charms to command the thieves to run mad and enter the forest go perish? So, all dat na empty abracadabra? Even ordinary omo ole – petty thief no dey fear Oba anymore? Una well done o, Nigeria.

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