The Nigerian government has reacted to the robbery incident in Offa, Kwara State that led to the deaths of over 15 people two days after it happened.
Solacebase had report about thirty people were killed including nine policemen and several others injured, after suspected robbers attacked five commercial banks in the town on Thursday .
Despite reactions from many quarters, the President Muhammadu Buhari administration failed to officially speak on the incident until now.
“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,” read a tweet from the Presidency’s official Twitter handle, @NGRPresident on Saturday.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki had, in a statement on Friday morning, assured residents that no stone will be left unturned until the perpertrators of the heinous act were caught and brought to justice
The kwara state Police Commissioner announced on Saturday that seven suspects has been arrested over the incident as the state governor placed a bounty of N5million for anybody that can provide useful information that can lead to the arrest of other suspects in the case.
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