Armed robbery attack at a bank in Ado, Ekiti State

Armed robbery attack at a bank in Ado, Ekiti State kikiotolu

There was an armed robbery attack at a bank in Ado Ekiti, the state capital of Ekiti state, KikioTolu can confirm.

The robbery attack reportedly took place at Union bank at Ejigbo, Ado Ekiti. Though there are unconfirmed reports that the robbers later went to Fidelity bank, then bank road.

Some Twitter users have since reacted to the incident as there are calls for tighter security in the state.

See Tweets below;

@ronkizzle93 – Robbery going on at bank Road, Ado Ekiti. Stay safe guys

@OlayinkaLere –
Fayemi increased his Security Vote from N150m to N220m, kidnapping, robbery and other crimes also increased in Ekiti.

Three banks robbed this week alone!

May God save our land from bloodsuckers.

@Slim99534143 – News just got to me that, an armed robbery is going on at bank road Ado Ekiti capital of Ekiti state…. @SaharaReporters …. @PoliceNG

Pls kindly retweet and please me tag sars and npf handleπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

@SheunDam – What is happening in Ekiti?
Not quite long there was a robbery in Access bank, Ijero.

Different alert has been coming up this early morning on robberies in Bank area, Ado Ekiti.

Almost all the banks are being mentioned

Ekiti should braze up for tight security again

Earlier this week, four persons were killed during a violent robbery attack on a bank in Ijero-Ekiti in Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

A source told the News Agency of Nigeria that the robbers invaded the town at about 6 p.m. after workers had closed.

They were said to have first driven to the Police station in the town where they killed two policemen on duty, before heading straight to a first generation bank in an ambulance containing a casket loaded with guns.

Others killed, according to the source, were a security guard at the bank who was shot around the ATM stand and an aged man who was passing by at the time of the attack.

The robbers were said to have entered Ijero-Ekiti through Aramoko-Ekiti road.

They were said to have announced their arrival with gunshots which sent residents scampering for safety.

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