Breaking: Osun communities boil as armed robbers attack bank, Police stations, many feared dead


Police have confirmed that attacks on two commercial banks and police stations were carried out by some suspected armed robbers in Apomu and Ikire town in Osun State.

The spokesperson of Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, further said commercial bank in Apomu, a police station in Ikire, as well as Ikire Area Command of the police were touched by the robbers.

The police couldn’t give the exact casualty figures but eye witness account revealed that many people were shot dead by the robbers.

According to the PUNCH, the robbers were said to have entered Apomu and Ikire through Ikoyi town and divided themselves into different groups before they launched attack on the police stations and the affected banks.

According to another resident of Ikire, simply identified as Oloruntoyin, the robbers attacked a bank near Akire’s palace, as well as Ayedaade Police Station.

He said the robbers later left the town and fled after some local hunters and police operatives engaged them in a gunfight.