The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State Chapter has expressed its sympathy and condolence to Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi over the armed robbery attack that led to the loss of many lives in the town.
The party, in a press release by its State Publicity Secretary, Chief Rex Olawoye in Ilorin on Saturday also commiserated with the Offa –in- Council and the people of Offa over the sad incident.
“The sad event which occurred on Thursday 6th of April, 2018 in brood day light was one of the armed robbery disasters in recent times.
“It was reflective of a very heartless approach to life and has claimed unimaginable loss of lives of innocent citizens. This kind of attack is becoming traditional in Offa,” Olawoye said.
PDP therefore called on the state government to relate with all security agencies to curb this menace and reoccurrence of this dastardly act.
“The culprits of this callous act must be tracked down, apprehended and brought to book.
“We share in grief that now enveloped the entire Offa community and Nigerian Police, Kwara State Command.
“We pray to almighty God to repose the spirit of the dead and grant them eternal rest while we also wish the families of the deceased the fortitudes to bear the irreparable loss,” the party added.
A PDP chieftain in the state, Alhaji Hakeem Lawal, also commiserated with the Olofa of Offa, the people of Offa and the State Government over the sad event.
Lawal, in a press statement made available to journalists on Saturday described the armed robbery attack as senseless and evil.
“The attack was painful and regrettable as there was no justification for killing of innocent lives.
“This kind of attack is becoming serial occurrence in Offa; I urge Kwara State Government and all security agencies in the state to find a lasting means of curbing the reoccurrence of this dastardly act,” Lawal added.
Alhaji Lawal also sympathised with the Nigeria Police, Kwara state command and the families of the police officers that died in the attack.
He prayed to almighty God to repose the spirit of the dead and grant them eternal rest, while he also wished the families of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss.