- A Nigerian man has cried out after police officers failed to help his aunt
- The man identified as Timidayo Daniel Adebowale said his aunt's shop was robbed even though it is two shops away from a police station
- Adebowale narrated that the police said there is nothing they can do about the robbery after the case was reported
A Nigerian man identified as Timidayo Daniel Adebowale has taken to social media to cry out about police officers' response to a robbery incident. The man shared his story in a series of posts on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter.
In his tweets, the man explained that he got a call from his aunt. He said his aunt was crying on the phone when she told him that her shop was robbed and about 85% of her goods were taken.
The man, who shared photos of the robbed shop, noted that his aunt has not been going to shop due to the lockdown and she was recently called that the shop was robbed.
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He said his aunt went to the police station that is just two shops away from her own to report the case. According to him, they told her that they cannot be everywhere at once.
Adebowale added that the Divisonal Police Officer later inspected the shop and told his aunt that there is nothing they can do about the robbery.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that amid the current pandemic that Nigeria and the world are facing, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) raised an alarm over activities of fraudsters trying to defraud citizens under the guise of COVID-19.
In a statement shared on its official Facebook page on Monday, April 6, CBN noted that some of the cyber-criminal activities using the COVID-19 pandemic include phishing campaigns, relief packages, and impersonation.
The statement reads in part: "The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wishes to alert the general public that cyber-criminals are taking advantage of the current “COVID-19” pandemic to defraud citizens, steal sensitive information, or gain unauthorized access to computers or mobile devices using various techniques."
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