Nigerians react as Oba of Lagos, Akiolu claims $2m was stolen from his palace during EndSARS protest

Nigerians have taken to social media to reacts to claims by the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, who said $2 million and N17 million were stolen by youths who attacked the palace during the #EndSARS protest in October.

Oba Akiolu had cried out that $2 million and N17 million were stolen respectively from the palace when he was speaking at the Glover Hall Memorial Commissioning, Lagos, on Wednesday.

Reacting to the claims, Nigerians have taken to social media to drag the monarch.

Read some reactions below;

@ehiokupa, “There is no honor among thieves. No thief should ever complain of being stolen from because what was stolen didn’t belong to you in the first place. Know this and know peace. Long live Kabiyesi.”

@uncle_ajala, “The Oba of Lagos says that $2 million and N17 million were stolen when hoodlums attacked his palace during the last #EndSARS protest. He should be telling EFCC what he was doing with that amount and how he got the $2m after this revelation.”

@Seagad01, “There are some matters that should not be discussed in public; this former police officer disappointed me o.”

@Gabafolayan, “But how will the Oba of Lagos have $2 million in his house? Imagine that he just discovered that after how many months? EFCC, where are you?”

@ZARIACONNECT, “It’s possible, but Kabiyesi by now ought to be answering questions on why such a huge amount of cash was lying idle inside his palace.”

@yhyfuntua, “That is good! After playing so much to the gallery.”

@archywale1, “My question is, what is Kabiesi doing with such a huge sum of money in the palace when Nigeria has about 22 commercial banks?”

@bakatsine, “In the midst of poverty! God dey.”

@JamiluA93503085, “Only a few banks operate with these sum within their possession, and what the hell is he doing with such an amount in his palace?”

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