The Governor in his first reaction after the robbery, said he received the “sad news” while he prayed for the repose of the souls of those who died.
He said , “I received the sad news of the robbery attack at the Idi-Ape axis of Ibadan which resulted in death and injuries of residents. The security agencies are investigating the incident. I pray that the souls of the dead rest in peace and ask that we keep their families in our prayers.”
While expressing gratitude to those who alerted the security agencies, Makinde said the government would continue to work towards improving the response time of the emergency responders in the state.
He said “We are grateful to those who called 615 to report during the incident. We will continue to improve our response times using the apparatus available to us at the state level. We remain grateful to all security officers who continue to put their lives on the line for us.”