Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has promised to pay the medical bills of victims of Thursday’s armed robbery attack in Offa, headquarters of Offa Local Government Area.
Ahmed made the promise when he visited the victims at the General Hospital in Ilorin on Friday.
The governor ordered that the victims be relocated to Ilorin from Offa for adequate treatment.
He also directed that medical experts be mobilised from other states to Ilorin so as to give the victims prompt treatment and support.
“We will take care of all their hospital bills, we must begin to watch each other’s back.
“The job of policing is everybody’s job, when we see strange people in our communities, we must learn to report to appropriate security agencies.
“Activities like this took sometimes in planning and execution,” Ahmed said.
He reiterated his government’s support to strengthen the security agencies in the state, especially in the area of logistics.