Former Deputy governor of Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore has commiserated with the people of Offa town in Kwara state and the Olofa of Offa Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, Esuoye over the last week armed robbery incident in the town which led to the death of many people.
Senator Omisore also condoled with the Inspector General of Police, Mr Abdullahi Idris on the killing of some policemen by armed robbers during the violent robbery.
In a statement issued by his Media team, the former Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriations lamented the havoc wrecked on the people of the ancient town during which several innocent people were subjected to untold hardship for hours
Senator Omisore maintained that the recent bank robbery in Offa has further emphasized the need for every Nigerian to be seriously concerned and at all times be ready to help the security agencies and the government in riding the country of crimes and those with criminal intentions.
“Let me seize this opportunity to commiserate with the good people of Offa and the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, Esuoye on the bloody robbery at some banks in the town during which many people including policemen were shot dead by the armed robbers that invaded the town. I am also at this point commiserating with the Inspector General of Police on the death of some of his men while trying to resist the armed robbers and protect the law abiding citizens” he said.
Senator Omisore pointed out that there is the urgent need for all hands to be on the deck towards ensuring that the security agencies get to the root cause of the robbery which he described as barbaric and major threat to the long existing peace in the town
The former deputy governor stressed that the security agencies should in addition to their efforts at ensuring the safety of lives intensify efforts at riding the entire country of criminals.
While lauding the police and other security agencies for the arrest of some suspects in connection with the bloody robbery and killings of the innocent victims of the sad incident, Senator Omisore prayed for the repose of the souls of the dead and speedy recovery of all those injured during the robbery.