Some armed robbers on Thursday stormed the Wema bank in Ise-Ekiti in the Ise/Orun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, killing a police officer in a sporadical shooting.
Naija News understands that the robbers, arrived at the town some minutes past 2:00pm, robbed the bank and its customers, carted away an undisclosed amount of money in the operation which lasted about 30 minutes.
The robbers were reported to have come into the town in two vehicles through the Ikere Ekiti road axis.
This online news platform understands that the robbers broke into the bank using dynamite.
While confirming the attack, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, Caleb Ikechukwu said, “I can confirm to you that a bank was robbed at Ise Ekiti this afternoon and unfortunately a policeman was killed.
“I can confirm to you that a bank was robbed at Ise Ekiti this afternoon.
“The robbers broke the security door with an explosive material, precisely dynamite.
“Our men are on their trail and we shall ensure that none of them escapes.
“Members of the public are advised to go about their normal duties and be rest assured that we are ready to protect lives and property at all times,” he said.