Iragbiji Robbery: Osun govt visits family of slain officers

… reaffirms commitment to security

The Government of the State of Osun has condoled the families of police officers killed by armed robbers in Iragbiji on Tuesday.

The State Government reaffirmed its commitment to security of lives and property.

Recall that on Tuesday, some armed robbers attacked a commercial bank and police divisional headquarters in Iragbiji, the headquarters of Boripe Local Government Area of the State, leaving two police officers dead.

The two officers that lost their lives to the ugly incident are Inspector Adebiyi Hammed and Inspector Odeyemi Ayinla.

Speaking during the condolence visits to the family members of the deceased, the Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Security, Mrs. Abiodun Ige, expressed heartfelt condolences of the Governor and the Government to the families of the deceased.

Ige, who led the delegation on the visit to Iragbiji and Osogbo where the families of the deceased reside, described the incident as most unfortunate and disheartening.

She said the Administration would continue to do the needful to guarantee the security of the people and ensure safety for all.

Ige condoled the deceased’s families to take solace in God as their loved ones ended their lives in the course of service to humanity and their fatherland.

She said: “We are here on behalf of the Governor and his government to express our condolences over the sudden deaths of the gallant officers who lost their lives to the unfortunate robbery incident at Iragbiji yesterday.

“We were sent by Goverment to come and condole you. We don’t know how and why it happened but God knows it.

“As a government, we are very pained; we are concerned and touched, and we equally shared in your pains at the moment. It is our prayer that such unfortunate circumstances will not reoccur in our State.

“Our appeal is for you to see the incident as the will of God as we pray God to uphold your families and grant you fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”

The delegation visited members of the families of the deceased in Iragbiji and Osogbo respectively.

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