Velocity Darlington, the US-centered Nigerian rapper, has taken to social media to lament in excess of the alleged looting of his car by nevertheless-to-be-identified people immediately after it landed at Lagos port from the United States.
In a video shared on his Instagram web site, the musician said his automobile arrived in the region on July 20 shortly before this year’s Sallah celebration.
Darlington also stated he paid the sum of N550,000 to transportation the auto from his foundation in the US to Nigeria.
The singer additional that when he eventually received the car or truck, all the items saved inside the auto experienced been looted whilst quite a few parts of the car or truck had been also defaced.
According to him, officers at the port allegedly used a forklift to press his automobile from the ship immediately after it failed to start.
He decried the failure of regulatory companies at the port, incorporating that several products he experienced toiled to acquire for decades ended up stolen in the approach.
“Look at what they did to my automobile. This is not the car that I still left in the US. Nigeria is complete of despise. All this was not there when I dropped this car or truck off. 5 hundred fifty thousand naira, I’m not abundant but in the center-class,” he said.
“Look at what they did to my car or truck immediately after shelling out $1200. How a great deal does a person have to pay back for his properties to be taken treatment of? So my car didn’t start out and you decided to use a forklift to thrust my automobile, truly? Immediately after all that service fees.
“Look at my car or truck trunk, it is empty, they took every thing including all my instruments value about $500. Two gas pumps, speaker, and other individuals.
“My car or truck landed on July 20 and the future working day was Sallah. Just two times holiday getaway and they did this to me. I have all sorts of particular resources in the car…speaker, amplifier, inverter.
“It’s so hard to make it in Nigeria. They took every thing from the inside and outdoors. The agent that I contracted was a ineffective 1, I’ll never employ the service of him once again.
“After paying out N550,000 this guy arrived again to ask me for one more N5,000. I don’t know what they explained to you men but I’m not loaded. This cannot take place in the US soon after paying out $1,200.
“Nigerian Customs Provider (NCS) and ship offloaders really do not have a battery to charge someone’s auto even immediately after I paid N550,000. When a car is parked for a thirty day period or moreover, there’s a prospect it’ll not commence so my mine is not the first.”
He went on to curse those people liable for the looting of his motor vehicle, declaring they will “suffer till death”.
“You that stole my a long time of accumulation will in no way make in daily life. As you move all around with my looted things, you will be knocked down by a car or truck. These types of a man or woman will control till his previous days on earth. You will put up with till loss of life,” he included.
In a submit accompanying the video, he also narrated how law enforcement officials “attempted to extort” him whilst nevertheless grappling with the looting of his motor vehicle.
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