Robbers Cart Away Millions From MTN Office
Armed robbers on Wednesday invaded the MTN office located in Tudun Wada area of Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital.
The robbers, numbering three arrived at the office around 2.00pm on Wednesday and carted away nothing less than N4.5 million naira.
The MTN manager in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki narrated that the robbers came in a Toyota Saloon car with Bauchi State number plate.
“As soon as they got into the office, they demanded for the money by asking where is the money, where is the money?
“The armed robbers carried out the operation in less than five minutes when they stormed our office at around 2.00pm, and carted away nothing less than N4.5 million.”
“On arrival, the robbers, armed with AK 47 ordered all the people outside the office to lay down while wielding their guns,” Dasuki narrated to NAN.
He added that one of the robbers was left outside holding those laying down hostage at gun point while the other two shot into the air immediately after they gained entry into the office and demanded for money.
He added that the robbers must have trailed one of the staff from a bank, where he withdrew money for office transactions.
The Wednesday invasion and theft by the armed robbers has also been confirmed by the Kebbi Police Command on Thursday.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Nafi’u Abubakar, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday that “Yes, the robbery took place and investigation has since begun.”