The palace of Rilwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos, has been overtaken by suspected hoodlums, with his staff of office seized by hoodlums.
In a video seen online , his staff of office which is the symbol of authority of the monarch was seen being carried away in the street by the hoodlums.
Media reports gathered that the hoodlums broke into the palace situated at Lagos Island despite the presence of soldiers, as been told by a nearby resident, who said the hoodlum attempted to burn down the palace but the soldiers succeeded in fighting them back.
The witness also said when the situation was getting out of hand, Oba Akiolu was rescued by the soldiers and the Hoodlums found their way into the palace.
In a video on social media, a young man was seen running around with monarch’s staff of office as a crowd trailed him and some COVID-19 Palliative founded in his palace and the looters began sharing it to the masses.