The Abia State Police Command has revealed a plan by an armed robbery gang to attack financial institutions in Aba, the State capital.
This was made known in a press statement on Sunday by the State Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Geoffrey Ogbonna on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police, CP Ene Okon.
SP Ogbonna revealed that the group is gathering arms within and outside the commercial city with the aim of launching an attack on financial institutions.
The Police apokesperson, who advised financial institutions to beef up security, urged hoteliers to be watchful over the people coming into their facility to lodge.
He also disclosed that the state government has placed N5million reward for any member of the public that would volunteer credible information that would lead to the arrest of the said armed robbery gang.
“Any member of the public with credible information that will lead to the arrest of the members of the gang should give it directly to the commissioner of Police for the purpose of absolute confidentiality.
“Members of the public are assured of the state government and Abia Police Command’s resolve to assure the protection of life and property of all law-abiding citizens of the state,” Ogbonna stated.