Authorities of the Gwandu Local Government Space of Kebbi says suspected robbers have stolen over N9m meant for the fee of April salary of staff of its Departments of Well being and Agriculture.
At a press convention right now Could 31st, the chairman of the council, Shehu Bagudu, mentioned the theft assault occurred on Could 24th.
“The incident occurred when the cashier of the realm, Bashir Gwandu, collected the cash from the financial institution and went to his home. As he was about to open the gate of his home and unknown to him, the thieves had been trailing him from the financial institution. As he was opening the gate to enter his home, the suspects who had laid ambush for him, attacked him, snatched his automotive with the cash inside and drove away. The automotive was later found in Tambuwal Local Government Space of Sokoto State,” he mentioned
The council chairman additionally denied allegations that he was shielding the cashier of the local government who occurs to be his son in-law.
“I’ve not slept ever since this incident occurred. The boy is my son-in-law ever since earlier than I grew to become the chairman of the council, and he’s recognized to be reliable in the council. We wrote to the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs on the incident, however we’re nonetheless ready for his or her response. On the identical time, the Prison Investigation Division of the state Police Command is on prime of the state of affairs, doing correct investigation,” he mentioned.
Confirming the incident, the state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Mustapha Suleiman, mentioned the cashier is being interrogated.