In an after mart of the Ekiti Union bank Robbery, a staff of the bank who was killed during the attack has been buried amid tears.
One of the victims of Wednesday’s robbery attack on the Union Bank Plc in Ilawe-Ekiti, Ekiti state, has been buried.
David Adeyemi Otitoju, a staff of the bank, was shot dead by armed robbers, during the operation. The deceased, whose wife just welcomed a bouncing baby two weeks ago, was buried yesterday.
KikioTolu had earlier reported that Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked Union bank in Ilawe-Ekiti, Ekiti State, leaving two people dead in the process.
In the operation that lasted over one hour, the robbers killed a policeman and a bank staff. Another bank worker was also reportedly shot in the arm.
The Ilawe robbery attack happened barely a month after another old generation bank was attacked in Ifaki-Ekiti in which a police inspector was killed.
The robbers stormed the bank which is located close to the Alawe’s Palace, at about 2.45 pm and operated unhindered for over an hour. They reportedly blasted the bank’s security door with dynamite before gaining entrance.
The dynamite also blew up a blue colour Toyota Camry car parked within the vicinity of the bank. The robbers reportedly stole an unspecified amount of money.