Veteran Nollywood actor cum lecturer, Hafiz Oyetoro, aka Saka, has been attacked by robbers in his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday night, August 8.
A friend of the veteran Kayode Soaga confirmed the incident in a statement.
Soaga stated that the armed men had broken into the home of the actor and demanded a sum of N20 million or he would be killed.
The veteran had continued to beg for his life until the amount was reduced to N3m. However, he told them that he does not have such an amount of money.
The statement reads: “The Robbers broke into his Home at about 2 am. heavily Armed with Pump Action Guns, Matchetes, Breaking in Tools. His security Guards were tied down and demobilized.
“Three other houses on the street were robbed with more devastating effect. They broke the Burglary proof and went straight to him demanding for N20 million or his Life. Threatening to kill and destroy
“He begged and pleaded. They later came down to N3 million Naira Which he said he doesn’t have. They dazed him with a resounding Slap etc.
“The Armed Robbers Packed all Android Phones, iPhones laptops and all available Cash in the home. Also collected all ATM Cards. The robbers came with POS to empty money in Accounts.
“Saka’s security Guards were demobilized while the Guards of his neighbors were not too lucky as they were shot several times in the arms. We thank almighty GOD for Saka’s Life as he’s doing fine.”
The 59-year-old actor is said to be doing fine with his family after the shocking incident.