'I'm not hiding' says Son of Anini, Notorious robber who was executed in the 80's
Lawrence Anini aka The Law, in his time Nigeria recorded two types of armed robbers and they are Lawrence Nomanyagbon Anini and others. No armed robber has ever held the entire country on ransom as Anini. In fact, his reign was so bloody that he was even discussed at the State Security Council meeting.Lawrence Anini was a notorious armed robber who terrorised residents of Old Bendel state (now Edo and Delta states) in the 80’s. Anini and his gang started out as car snatchers but graduated to robbing banks.The son of the deadly armed robber, in person of Osayi Lawrence Lawson has finally replied those who labeled him as ‘someone who may be like his dad’, after he went public with his identity and background.He’s finally decided to speak out after three decades of silence.In a viral video, Osayi said he decided to speak because of people’s opinion about him for many years.Osayi said anytime he goes out, people always pointed him out as ‘look at Anini’s son. That is Anini’s son.’ He said he was not hiding his identity and that he is proud of his father. Osayi who wore black and carried dread locks, said he wanted to use the video to clarify some things about his late father.“I am not hiding my identity. I have used that name to take the Nigeria government to court for years. I am proud of my father. If the way he runs things is not okey by you, that is your opinion but he is my father.