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2 Nabbed Over Robbery Of Mr. Ibu’s House

2 Nabbed Over Robbery of Mr. Ibu's House

Two members of the robbery gang that stormed the Festac home of Nollywood star, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, weekend, have been arrested.

The robbers, as gathered, invaded the home while the actor was away. They met his wife who they ordered to show them where cash and other valuables were kept.

The operation, according to Okafor, lasted from 3a.m. till 4.25a.m.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Chike Oti, confirmed the arrest to Vanguard, adding that the suspects had been transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery, SARS, for further investigation.

He had his experience with kidnappers in 2008, when he was abducted and released under 24 hours while dancing at a joint somewhere in the eastern part of the country.

In 2011, his wife and son were kidnapped for a ransom of a hundred million naira.

Mr Ibu, a GoTV Ambassador, is considered to be one of Nigeria's most talented comic characters in Nigeria.

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