Makinde Sad Over Bullion Van Attack, Promises To Ramp Up Response Time


    By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan

    Oyo State Governor,  Seyi Makinde has described as sad and unfortunate Thursday’s attack on a bullion van by armed robbers in Idi Ape area of the state capital.

    The gruesome incident claimed the lives of two policemen and one civilian and left many others injured

    Makinde, in his reaction to the attack promised that his administration will continue to improve on response times “using the apparatus available to us at the state level.”

    The statement reads in part: “I received the sad news of the robbery attack at the Idi-Ape axis of Ibadan which resulted in death and injuries of residents.

    “The security agencies are investigating the incident. I pray that the souls of the dead rest in peace and ask that we keep their families in our prayers.

    “We are grateful to those who called 615 to report during the incident. We will continue to improve our response times using the apparatus available to us at the state level.

    “We remain grateful to all security officers who continue to put their lives on the line for us.”



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