- Nollywood actor Clem Ohameze has recounted how hoodlums assaulted him in Uyo
- The veteran actor revealed he thought that they were protesters until they attacked
- The filmstar mentioned that after they had vandalized his car and taken his money, they also cut his hand with a machete
It is no news that vicious hoodlums took advantage of the peaceful protests to wreak havoc in different states in the country. There had been reports of attacks on private citizens, government officials, and even celebrities.
Veteran Nollywood actor Clem Ohameze has narrated how he was assaulted by hoodlums in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, on October 22.
As reported by BBC Igbo, the actor said he was en route a movie location when the unfortunate incident happened.
He also disclosed that he assumed they were part of the EndSARS protesters at first, but things became ugly after he was identified as a celebrity.
He further disclosed that they took his money, about N650k, phones, and eventually cut his hand with a machete. He, however, said he reported to the police when the incident happened.
Clem further revealed that he received treatment in an Uyo hospital after the attack and got discharged on Sunday, October 25.
He added that his apprehended attackers have pleaded guilty to assault and are awaiting trial.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Twitter user identified as simply_kemkem shared photos of the unfortunate incident that went down with the actor.
She stated that his money and phones had been carted away by the hoodlums, and it was also seen that the filmstar’s car had been destroyed in the photos she shared.
Here’s what she said:
“Veteran Nollywood actor Clem Ohameze was attacked in Uyo on Thursday by hoodlums. They injured him, took his money and phones. Quick recovery sir.”
A number of Nigerians also took to the internet to pray for the actor’s quick recovery.
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