By: Mosunmola Ayobami in Ilorin
Commercial banks in Omu-Aran of Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State have resolved to resumed banking transaction after a robbery attack which claimed lives and valuables around May 2013 bearly four years ago.
The banks our Correspondent learnt re-opened last Wednesday brought succour to residents and business owners of the area.
A resident of Omua-Aran who spoke with Westernpost said banks transaction have commenced ever since they re-opened.
The resident who identified himself as Ola disclosed that the First bank Management threatened to close the branch of the bank in the community out rightly if incident of robbery re occur.
He added that the verdict given by First bank Management could be a red light to other banks to do same in case there is another robbery attack in the business booming community.
Urging government at various levels to brace up and provide adequate security for all and sundry at all levels.
”Yes banks here resumes work on Wednesday after a robbery attack in 2013 where lives and money were lost and as they re-open commercial activities received more live”
“Though I learnt the First bank management said if there could be any incident of robbery again the branch in Omu-aran would be close as they can not continue to count losses”he said.
It will be recalled the Royal father of the Community Olomu of Omu-Aran,Oba Charles Ibitoye and Kwara State government through Senior Special Assitant on Media and Communication Dr Muideen Akorede when contacted by Westernpost Correspondent last year said effort was on to enable the banks re-open which has been brought to bear.