Mr.Latin and Odunlade Adekola escapes death

Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin, and
Odunlade Adekola were attacked by
armed robbers on Saturday night.
The actors were returning from a Glo
music show in Ijebu-Ode, when their
cars ran into the armed robbers who
had laid siege along Ilishan-Sagamu
road.
Mr Latin narrated the ordeal to
PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday.
“We left Ijebu-Ode after the show and
heading to Abeokuta, when at about
7.30 p.m. we ran into the armed robbers
already stationed themselves on the
road,” he said.
The actor explained that Odunlade was
driving ahead of his car when he
sighted the road block by the bandits.
Odunlade attempted to make a detour,
but the bandits rained bullets on the
tyres forcing the car to a halt, he
explained.
Mr Latin, who drove in his Toyota
Camry behind Odunlade’s Toyota
Avensis, said he and his colleague,
alongside some of their aides, had to
abandon their vehicles and run into
the bush.
He said they were in the bush for
almost two hours, while the bandits
ransacked their vehicles, carting away
valuables including money and mobile
phones.
“We took to our heels as the robbers
pursued us with guns. We were in the
bush for about two hours, before we
later regained freedom after the robbers
left the scene,” Mr Latin stated.
He said some vigilante members later
came to their rescue and they were
taken to Ogun State University
Teaching Hospital, Sagamu for medical
treatment.
He said the matter has been reported
to the police and thanked God for
sparing their lives.


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