Business activities were paralised in Ikorodu area of Lagos yesterday when large number of armed robbers raided banks carting away unspecified amount of money.
The robbers attacked the banks located at Ipakodo Ebute, near Ogolonto in Ikorodu when they stormed the area using speed boats in accessing the community. The robbers then raided First Bank and some other banks in the area.
Consequently, a combined team of police quickly stormed the area frantically searching the fleeing robbers.
When contacted, spokesman of the Nigerian Police said: “Our officers are responding to armed robbery incident. Residents have been advised to vacate the area”, adding that Lagos is now secured after officers responded to the bank robbery operation.