The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, during his visit to Offa has assured that the Federal Government was during all in it power to ensure security for Nigerians.
The Minister, who is on a visit to Offa follow the deadly attack by armed robbers that led to the death of about 30 people, told the Oba of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, that though the armed robbers killed and maimed, they
did not succeed in breaking the spirit of the people of Offa, who have continued bustling with energy and their trademark entrepreneurial spirit.
“We will learn the necessary lessons from this dastardly attack and factor them into developing a better security architecture for the country to ensure the safety and security of the people of Offa and indeed all Nigerians,” he said.
He added that those involved in the robbery who have not be arrested, would be arrested and brought to book.
The Minister had earlier paid a condolence visit to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, as well as the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lawan Ado.
He appreciated the Nigerian Police for their effort and sacrifices in keeping Nigerian safe, against all odds.
Alhaji Mohammed also visited the State General Hospital and the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, where the nine injured persons are being treated, to wish them a speedy recovery.