JUST IN: President Buhari Finally Reacts To Offa Bank Robbery Attack That Left Several People Dead, After 48 Hours

By Amako Nneji April 7, 2018 21:46

JUST IN: President Buhari Finally Reacts To Offa Bank Robbery Attack That Left Several People Dead, After 48 Hours

President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally reacted to the deadly armed robbery attack in Offa, Kwara State, that left several dead a few days ago.

In a statement via his Twitter, Buhari expressed sympathy for the victims of the attack.

The statement reads:

“We sympathize with the families of victims, residents of Offa, and the government & people of Kwara State, on Thursday’s violent robbery attack. @PoliceNG have arrested a number of suspects & deployed extra personnel to the town, to assist in investigations and beef up security.”

Post-Nigeria recalls that the number of persons that lost their lives to the Bank robbery in Offa, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, on Thursday, may have risen to 30.

Several eyewitnesses who spoke said body count at the scene of the incident indicated that those who lost their lives were about 30.

One of them said: “I personally counted up to 30 dead bodies, and I am sure the figure might increase because a lot of people were critically injured by gunshots.”

Sources revealed that the operation lasted for over one hour. It was also learnt that the armed robbers, who were about 30, blew up the entrances to the Banks with dynamite and reportedly carted away millions of naira.

They had shot aimlessly and killed many people during the operation.

 

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