The Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has asked residents not to panic over the bank robbery attack that occurred at the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Lekki branch in Lagos State on Thursday, 12th March.
Governor Fashola assurred residents that the 13-man gang of robbers that stormed the commercial bank in Lekki area of Lagos would be apprehended and prosecuted.
The gun battle between the policemen and the armed robbers that lasted for over 30 minutes led to the death of three police officers and a teenage female fish seller in the area.
He stated that
We lost three police officers and a citizen. For us, that is an unusual experience. We are already searching for the perpetrators. And I can assure the residents of Lagos that we will find them. And we will bring them to justice immediately.
Governor Fashola urged citizens to be vigilant in their affairs and dealings.