Nollywood actress Bimbe Akintunde has recounted her harrowing experience after she and her daughter escaped bandits and kidnappers on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The shaken actress shared on her Instagram on Sunday, January 16, 2022, that she was driving from Ibadan to Lagos with her daughter in the car when the ugly incident happened.
According to Akintunde, they had just passed the Oni-Garri axis of the highway when the suspected bandits, clad in army uniforms, shooting directly at vehicles.
She swiftly reversed and headed back to Ibadan as gunshots ranged behind.
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“Lets be careful on Ibadan express road. I escaped bandit attack at around after five this evening, after Oni-Garri on my way to Lagos. They were shooting at all of the vehicles coming from Ibadan. They’re like 10 in army uniform shooting directly at us,” she wrote.
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The actress also thanked God for saving her and her daughter from the attack.
“God saved me and my daughter, I can’t believe this. Like they were shooting directly at us!!! Where are we going in this country…broad daylight attack!!!” she added.
“God came through for us, I turned back, followed one-way and alerted other drivers too. Just help help me thank God for my life and that of my innocent daughter. We are back in Ibadan safe and healthy but in shock.”
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