The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has vowed to bring the perpetrators of the armed robbery attack in Offa on Thursday to justice.
No fewer than 17 persons, including policemen, were killed in the armed robbery attack in which several banks were hit.
Speaking on the development, Ahmed said in a short statement on Thursday: “I am very saddened by the tragic events at Offa today.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those who died in the armed robbery attack in the town today.
“I am in constant touch with the security agencies in the state and have urged them to do all within their power to secure Offa and environs and bring the perpetrators to justice.
“I have also directed the health services to rapidly deploy emergency services to treat those injured in the attack.
“My heartfelt condolences to the people of Offa and the families of victims of today’s attack.”