Union Bank branch in Ekiti state was attacked by armed robbers today, two people lost their lives.
The robbery took place in the Union Bank in Ilawe Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State and lasted for over an hour.
A policeman and a bank worker lost their lives during the attack. Another bank worker was also shot by the bandits in the arm but it wasn’t fatal.
According to sources, the armed robbers invaded the bank beside Alawe’s palace and broke the security door with the aid of a dynamite before entering the banking hall. The dynamite also blew up a blue color Toyota Camry parked close to the bank building.
The armed robbers succeeded in making away with an unspecified amount of money.