The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has visited victims of the failed Igarra bank robbery incident in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state, which claimed the lives of six persons, including three members of the robbery gang.
Obaseki, who was in Igarra for a condolence visit, said his administration would support the families of those who died in the robbery and take care of the burial cost.
He assured that effort was being intensified to forestall such attacks in the future as the state government would train a total of 1800 youths, 100 from each local government area of the state, to strengthen the state’s security architecture.
Investigation revead that the police was studying the footage of the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in the bank that was attacked.
Obaseki appealed to the two banks in the locality to reopen for business promising to beef up security for their operations.
The governor earlier visited a victim of the attack at Alafia Specialist Clinic and another victim, Obende Shakede, who sustained bullet wound at his residence on Momodu Ajayi Road. He was also at the bank to inspect the havoc done by the robbers.
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