From Noah Ocheni, Lokoja
The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has released the sum of 10million naira to support the burial rites of the slain victims of the unfortunate Isanlu robbery attack on the Police station and the Bank which claimed about 10 lives.
The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja on Sunday consoled with the families of those who loss their loved ones in that ugly incident.
He disclosed that plans had been concluded to bring the Isanlu Police Station to standard, which according to him, would rebuild the confidence of the Police for proper policing of the community.
Present at the presentation ceremony included the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State, Ayuba Ede who received the support on behalf of the Police families.
Also present were the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mrs Folashade Ayoade Arike, the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Kogi State Government, Hon. Sunday Faleke.
Others were the Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Mukadem Asiru Asiwaju and the State Security Adviser, Navy Commander Jerry Omodara respectively.