Kwara Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed Pledges New Police Station In Offa
Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has promised to build a new police station for Offa at a strategic position in the town within the next 45 days.
He spoke when he visited the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II, at his palace in Offa to commiserate with him and people of Offa over the Thursday, armed robbery attack that claimed several lives in the town
Ahmed said he would do everything within his power to prevent a re-occurrence.
Besides, the governor promised to facilitate an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) for the community to beef up security in Offa and its environs.
Ahmed said he has secured the assurance of the Inspector General (IG) that the security infrastructure of the town would be rapidly scaled-up.
He said these measures were necessary to forestall incessant attacks on the existing police station each time there was armed robbery attack, assuring that those behind the act would soon be apprehended and brought to justice.
Oba Gbadamosi thanked the governor for the visit and concern.
He requested government assistance to prevail on the commercial banks not to abandon the town due to the incident.