The Commander, Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps, Adetunji Adeleye, has cleared the air on the robbery incident on Wednesday at Alagbaka, in Akure, the state capital.
It was gathered that a man (name withheld) who withdrew a huge sum of money was accosted and robbed along the road in his car together with his friend.
In a reaction, the Commander, Ondo Amotekun, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye said; “A distress call intimated us of a robbery incident around Alagbaka area of Akure and we immediately swung into action from our nearest point.
“On getting there, we saw the man who went to collect money from the bank was robbed on his way around Alagbaka area.
Adeleye who also doubled as the Special Adviser to the Ondo State Governor on Security Matters, reassured people of the state that there was no bank robbery anywhere in the state as security agencies are investigating the incident.
According to him, “The people of Ondo state should relax and enjoy themselves. There was nothing like bank robbery and there won’t be any like that.
“But, what we request from the people is that, they should give us timely and adequate information if they notice any move that is unconventional.
“Let us adhere to the slogan;” If you see something, say something”, this will enable us to act immediately.
The Amotekun boss also cleared the air on the alarm raised by residents of Ose local government area saying” We have gone into the forest and we have addressed the situation.
“There was influx of cattle into the state from Ose local government area four days ago and our men have driven them back to where they came from and everything have been settled.
“I want to tell the people from Ose local government area of the state, that there is no cause for alarm. We are in the forest and Operation Gba’le Gba’ko’ is still ongoing”, he said.”