The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday, visited the scene the place some bandits carried out an assault, injuring two folks.
Some hoodlums attacked the yard of the Craneburg Building Firm, at Folahanmi Junction, Owo.
Talking on the scene, Akeredolu stated the taking pictures was geared toward destroying a few of the tools of the development firm and to not maim or kill anybody.
He stated, “I wish to allay the worry of our folks. Clearly, what occurred right here on Wednesday night time was not an try to kidnap anyone as a result of they went away with no one. And we now have on the premises over hundred folks dwelling there.
“Sure, there have been sporadic gunshots on the wall however they by no means went inside to kill anyone. It’s higher for everyone to know. They didn’t go inside there to kill anyone. The one two individuals who had some gunshots had been safety males who they noticed exterior the premises.
“So, it’s clear to us that their intention was to assault one or two tools right here, which they did. Their explosives affected the tyres and the windscreen of one other automobile.
“And we now have near 50 autos right here. For us we’re taking a look at it. We aren’t clear but about their intention, however this isn’t one that ought to ship pointless panic or worry into the minds of our folks. This could not trigger panic.
“For the contractors, Owo is a comparatively protected place for them. So, they didn’t have armed folks right here. Perhaps we must help them to have armed folks right here to guard all their equipments and autos.
“They’ve been right here for over 5 years. That they had the Ore bridge and different roads. So, they’re doing so many issues for us and they’re doing properly and we’re prepared to provide them crucial
The governor additionally reassured the folks of his administration’s dedication to the safety of lives and property, stressing that the Wednesday night time taking pictures was not something close to the June 5 assault within the city.