Armed Robbers notify Ebonyi banks over planned attack

Fear gripped residents of Afikpo town, in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Tuesday following a letter allegedly written to banks in the community by armed robbers , notifying them of a planned visit to the community.

The police , army and other security agents in the state were said to have been mobilised to the town to repel the imminent attack .

Our correspondent, who visited the area , saw policemen and soldiers in their operational vehicles stationed at strategic locations in the community, including the entry and exit points.

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of Afikpo North LGA , Mrs Amuche Otunta , could not confirm the letter as of the time of filing this report , but said , “All I know is that there is a security threat in my local government area ” .

“ Have you called the DPO ?

Who did the robbers address the letter to ?

Hear from the DPO , he is the chief security officer of the local government .

You said a letter was written to the community by robbers , I don’ t know the community that received it .

“ But to that extent , I know there is a security threat and I don’ t know whether a letter was written by robbers or not, ” she added .

The Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer , Mrs Loveth Odah , did not take her calls when our correspondent tried to reach her for confirmation .

However , a senior police officer in Afikpo, who spoke
on condition of anonymity , confirmed the letter .

He said , “You saw how we have strategised based on the tip – off ?

They have not come yet . We have put our men on the alert in all the beaches ; Ozizza beach , Ndibe beach , on the road , everywhere , including junctions.

We are still on ground even now and we are strategising; our men are everywhere in the town. ”

A youth leader in the area , Eze Egwu , said the robbers wrote to the community.


He noted that policemen and soldiers had taken over the area .

Asked if community youths had formed a vigilance group to protect the area , Egwu said , “ How can you be waiting for a well armed man with sticks in the night or day in the name of security ?

We cannot risk our lives ; it is only God that secures a city. ”

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