According to a senior officer in the Nigerian police, the robbery took place in Ungwan Rimi area of the town. Mrs. Babangida & members of her security detail were unharmed during the daring robbery
The police source explained that the armed robbers forcibly snatched her car at gunpoint before taking away unspecified amounts of money and other valuables from her.
The source told SaharaReporters that the armed robbers had probably followed Mrs. Babangida before they stole her vehicle. It was also learned that in addition to her car, the robbers stole an official rifle belonging to a member of her security detail.