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Isanlu Bank robbery: Bello tells security agents to go after criminals



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In his reaction to the dare devil armed robbery attacks in Isanlu, Kogi West, where scores were killed on Thursday, the State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has prevailed on security agenta to go after the perpetrators of the heinous act.

The attack on the First Bank at noon left nine Police officers dead including a Police woman.

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In a statement which was released by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed in Lokoja, the state capital, Bello condoled with the family of those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate attack.

The Governor urged residents to cooperate with Security agents on useful information in order to bring perpetrators to book.

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“The state’s hospitality should not be taken as gateway for criminal elements”, assuring the people that government will protect them from the hands of criminals.

“Our open arms is no invitation to criminals.

“Our first responsibility as a government is to ensure the security of lives and property in the state.

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“Bank robbery was a recurrence decimal in Kogi state before the current administration.

“Together with all security agencies in the state, we ended the regime of this form of crime since 2017, we will not allow this to reverse the gains we have recorded in protecting lives and property of our people”.


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