Actress Lizzy Gold Onuwaje, also known as Lizzy Gold, from Nollywood, has described being held captive by armed robbers in Onitsha, Anambra State.
The actress described how she was attacked while traveling to a film shoot in Onitsha a few days ago in a video she shared on her Instagram page.
Lizzy claims that Mary Igwe and Destiny Etiko, two of her friends, urged her against going on the trip, but she disregarded their advice.
However, she advised Nigerians to remain security-alert because it seemed like no place was safe anymore.
In a viral video, Lizzy said
Please let’s be security-conscious. Nowhere is safe. Two days ago, which is on Sunday, I wrapped up my girlfriend’s production. I told them I was leaving for Enugu because I had a job that I was going for. They had been waiting for me for like three days.
Destiny, Mary, they told me not to travel.
I told them I needed to go because there was no movement on Monday. So, I told them I needed to go. And I left. I was in traffic at the head bridge for like two hours. I successfully passed the traffic. I got to a route you would take to go to Awka. I usually go very fast for me, so I passed the road.
I met another car there. So, I was in traffic for another one-hour. It was dark. It was 8.30 pm. All of a sudden, I heard a very loud bang on my side glass window.
I was shocked. So I wound down. I was like, "Hello," then a guy came and said, “Do you know you are on the wrong lane?” He was trying to bend my side mirror. So I started to beg him.
I told him I saw other cars passing through the same lane. The next thing, I wanted to wind up, and he put my hands down and came in. brought his head inside.
My PA was seated beside me. His partner went to the order side of the window. So, the guy brought his head inside the car and said, "If you make any noise, I will shoot you.”
He brought a gun and pointed it at my stomach and told me to bring out everything that I had. He said I should give him my phone.
I told him to take money instead of my phone because he would not be able to use it. I took the money out, as I was giving it to him. He said I should tell my brother to bring out all the money he has. I told him the PA did not have any money. I begged them after they threatened to kill me.
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