Residents of Ajao Estate on Airport Road, Lekki Phase 1 and Ikosi GRA, Lagos are no longer sleeping with their two eyes closed, since they received a letter from suspected armed robbers, who advised them to organize the sum of N30 million and keep for them.
The letter was dated June 30th 2015 and is unsigned. It was pasted at the gates of private homes of three residents of the affected communities.
Speaking to our Correspondent, a resident of one the affected metropolitan areas, Lekki Phase 1, a retired civil servant, Mr. Adeyinka Adejimoke, stated that the letter was posted at the gate of the chairman residents association of the area. “It was pasted it at the gate of the our Chairman, but the Chairman is out of the country, so the security man brought it to me.”
“They are asking us to put together the sum of N30million for them. They said they would attack us any time between June and August this year. As I talk to you now, my younger brother residing at Ikosi GRA, had earlier called me this morning to inform me that they also received similar letter.”
About 20 copies of the letter were allegedly picked up also from streets in the panic stricken communities. It was gathered that the letter was on an A4 paper. “Our people called the attention of landlords to the document, and the landlords association has made a formal report of the matter to the Police at Lekki Police Station.
We have also officially petitioned the Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP) Fatai Owoseni, to come to our rescued,” he stated.
Part of the letter read, “be prepared, be prepared, and be prepared. Our dues must be paid on or before August 2015. Nobody