The Governor of Kogi State,Yahaya Bello has disbursed the sum of N10m for the burial of The Bank robbery victims in Yagba East Local Government area of Kogi State.
This was made known by the Deputy Governor of the State,Edward Onoja,on Monday on his Twitter handle.
Onoja wrote; “Governor of Kogi State, alhaji Yahaya Bello, has released the sum of 10 million naira to support the burial rites of the slain victims of the unfortunate Isanlu robbery attack which claimed about 10 lives”.
reports that about seven security personnel on duty at the Isanlu branch of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and some passers-by were killed by the robbers” Healthforbes Media Reporting.
The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who condemned the attack, ordered a “full-scale manhunt” for the criminals, who also invaded the Divisional Police Headquarters in Isanlu, and murdered some officers on duty.
The force said in a statement;”The IGP has deployed a team of crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team, the Special Tactical Squad, and Federal-SARS to Kogi State to ensure that the criminals are apprehended and brought to book”.
By Dung Donald Malou