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Many feared dead in Eyenkorin robbery attack 

 

By Ahmed Ajikobi

Unconfirmed number of people were said to have been killed around 1:30 am today as armed robbers launched attack on motorists at Eyenkorin, Ilorin, Kwara State.
This medium gathered most of the victims were those travelling from Lagos and Ibadan to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with their families and loved ones in Ilorin.
Several of the motorists were said to have been robbed of their valuables and cash while others were murdered in cold blood by the gunmen.
Some of the escapees of the incident who do not want their names in print said unconfirmed numbers of lifeless bodies were noticed at the scene of the incident.
It was also gathered that some motorists heading towards Eyenkorin parked their cars and buses at Geri Alimi for the fear of losing their valuables and lives to the armed robbers.
Also sighted at Geri Alimi is the patron van of the police Adewole “D” Division police station donated by LUBCON.
As at the time of filing this report this medium could not ascertain the number of lives lost to the incident.
Efforts to get the reaction of spokesperson of the Kwara State Police Command, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi proved abortive as calls and text message sent to his mobile phone were not responded to, at the time of filling this report.

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