18 Armed Robbers Attack First Bank Branch In Yagba East LGA Of Kogi State, Kill Civilians And Police DPO
For over 2 hours on Thursday afternoon, 18 Armed Robbers attacked a First Bank branch at Isanlu in Yagba East LGA of Kogi State killing Civilians. The Robbers also attacked a police station at the Local Government headquarters, killing a Police DPO and many others.
This was reported by Fisayo Soyombo, the award winning investigative journalist.
For well over 2 hours today, at least 18 armed robbers laid siege to Isanlu in Yagba East LGA of Kogi State, killing many at the police station opposite the LG headquarters, including the DPO, as well as many civilians at First Bank – the only commercial bank in the town.— 'Fisayo Soyombo (@fisayosoyombo) June 4, 2020
He tweeted that the First Bank is the only bank in the town and eye witness say it was a replica of the Offa Bank robbery in 2018.
” The Robbers first went to the station, marched out the Civilians and Policemen inside it and killed them”.
He added ” a very dark day for Kogi State and a scary reminder of the state of security in the country”.