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Armed Robbers Raid Banks in Kogi

In a harrowing incident on Thursday, armed robbers targeted and raided two commercial banks in Anyigba, Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. Eyewitnesses reported indiscriminate shooting as the robbers carried out their attack, instilling fear and chaos in the community.

According to reports, the robbery commenced around 5 pm, catching residents and bank employees off guard. Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps operatives swiftly responded, engaging the robbers in a fierce exchange of gunfire to contain the situation.

Efforts to obtain a response from the state police command regarding the incident proved unsuccessful at the time of filing this report. The community remains on edge as authorities work to assess the extent of the damage and ensure the safety of residents.

The brazen nature of the attack underscores the ongoing security challenges faced by communities across Nigeria. Incidents of armed robbery continue to pose a significant threat to public safety and highlight the need for robust security measures and swift action from law enforcement agencies.

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