Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has promised to bear the medical costs of victims of armed robbery attack in Offa, headquarters of Offa local government area of the state.
Gov. Ahmed, who made the promise on Friday when he paid the victims a visit at the state General hospital, Ilorin, also reemphasized on community policing as a means of maintaining sustainable security in the country.
The Governor had earlier ordered immediate relocation of the victims from Offa to Ilorin for adequate treatment while directing reinforcement of medical experts to Ilorin from other parts of the state so as to give helping hands to medical personnel at the general hospital.
The Governor who went round the wards to meet with the victims, described the incident as an unfortunate event as he consoled the families of the victims.
Governor Ahmed prayed God to grant the victims quick recovery and urged citizens to be security conscious at all times.
“Government will take care of all their hospital bills, we must begin to watch each others back”.
He maintained that his government will not allow the lives of the citizens to be on the line again.
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