Nigerian moviemaker and Nollywood thespian Bimpe Akintunde, has taken to her Instagram stories to narrate how she and her daughter escaped an attack by bandits along the Lagos-Ibadan express road on Saturday, January 15.
According to Akintunde, she was on her way to Lagos when she ran into the bandits at Oni-Garri.
The moviemaker said the bandits were shooting directly at the vehicles on the road.
Read her narration:
“GOD SAVED ME AND MY DAUGHTER I CANT BELIEVE THIS.
LIKE THEY WERE SHOOTING DIRECTLY AT US!!!!! WHERE ARE WE GOING IN THIS COUNTRY BROAD DAYLIGHT ATTACK!!!!!
GOD CAME THRU FOR US I TURNED BACK!!!!! FOLLOWED ONEWAY AND ALERT OTHER DRIVERS TOO , Just Help me Thank God for My life and That of my Innocent Daughter we are back in Ibadan Safe and Healthy but in Shock
@mctosean What you were saying Yesterday Happened to us today o but God came thru”
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