At the Share robbery incident, eyewitnesses said that the armed robbers numbering about nine stormed the bank around 10.30 a.m. and ordered the staff members of the bank and the customers to lie down, with faces to the ground.
It was gathered that, the hoodlums, who came in three vehicles, wielded sophisticated gained entrance into the bank after they used their sophisticated weapons to break its main entrance.
With five members of the gang securing the outside, the other four within the banking hall took their time frisking everybody and gathering every money they could lay their hands on.
After gaining entrance, the armed robbers raided from the counters to the bank’s till, carting away large sums of money.
The operation according to the sources in the town lasted for two hours.
Some residents were said to have contacted the police divisional station at Oke Oyi in Ilorin East local government area. It was further gathered that the Police at Oke Oyi had preferred to block the only escape route for the robbers rather than confront them at the scene of the robbery.