Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said those responsible
for the robbery in Iwo, on Tuesday will not escape justice.
Aregbesola stated this in reaction to the robbery attack on some banks which left four policemen dead.
Director, Bureau of Communications and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, in a statement said that security men were on the trail of those who invaded the banks.
Aregbesola said government and the security forces will not abandon its responsibilities as the protector of the people just because of some criminal few.
He promised that the long arm of the law will soon catch up with all those who committed the heinous act as no criminal violates the peace of the state and walks away freely.
The statement assured that ”these criminals will not escape justice. Recent history of our state confirms that no criminal violates our peace and goes away with it.
“We are confident that security men are on the trail of these misguided elements and and in due course, will be brought to justice.
“We use this opportunity to assure the people of Osun of their safety. We invested in security of lives and property as part of our overall objectives of maintaining a peaceful state to be a source of attraction for investments.
“This is why our state has been rated many times as one of the states with the lowest cases of crime throughout Nigeria
“We are determined to do everything to sustain this rating. Our citizens are therefore urged to be vigilant; report any suspicious movement and activities to the law enforcement agencies.”