Police say five gang leaders who were part of a dozen armed robbers who killed 33 people in a wide ranging robbery operation in Offa,Kwara State on April 4,2018 have confessed that they are being sponsored by Senate President,Bukola Saraki and Executive Governor of Kwara state,Abdul Fatah Ahmed.
The gang say that are political thugs of the two Kwara leaders under the Youth Liberation Movement, better known as ‘Good Boys’.
A statement by police spokesperson,Jimoh Moshood read in part “The five gang leaders namely;Ayoade Akinnibosun,Ibikunle Ogunleye,Adeola Abraham,Salawudeen Azeez,Niyi Ogundare and some of the other 17 suspects arrest for direct involvement and active participation in the Offa Bank Robbery and gruesome killing of 33 innocent persons.
Police say one of the cars recovered has Saraki as number plate.
However,Governor Ahmed and Saraki had immediately after the bloodshed called for swift action of the perpetrators’ arrest while promising #5m cash gift for anyone with credible information about them.