Cases of ladies leading deadly robbery gang is fast becoming a trend in Nigeria, with Lagos taking the lead. It seems prostitution is no longer paying some wayward ladies as much as they expect, hence the decision to take to the dangerous trade of armed robbery.
This is the case of Chioma Ezekwesiri, a Law graduate from the University of Lagos.
Chioma, who leads a 7-man robbery gang, was arrested
with her gang members during an operation by SARS operatives after they
received a distressed call from Bolatito Hotel in the Ijaiye area of
According to police report, Chioma and her boys stormed the hotel after
receiving tips that a customer who just sold 8 million naira worth of
fertilizer was staying at the hotel.
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad team immediately surrounded the hotel and
searched all its occupants. In the process, 2 guns and 12 live
ammunition were found on the robbery suspects.
35yrs old Chioma and her gang members have been remanded in prison. The are: Amadi Igwe, 41;
Raymond Chukwuka, 24; Ignatius Okeredi, 27; Michael Madu, 52; Okechukwu Jerome, 28