Kwara state police command Saturday said it has uncovered plots by some hoodlums to attack bank facilities in the state owing to tbe crisis emernating from the new naira notes policy.
The command however, warned that it has the capacity to deal decisively with any one or group of persons planning to cause trouble in the state.
A statement by the command’s spokesperson, Okasanmi Ajayi, said, “Intelligence available to the command indicates that hoodlums have perfected plans to replicate the lawlessness that was unleashed on some banks in some states of the country, owing to the crisis emanating from the naira note swap that is ongoing in Nigeria at present, which the government is doing all within its power to normalize.
“The command wishes to assure the good people of Kwara state of the command’s capacity to deal ruthlessly with any lawbreaker. Criminals are therefore advised to shelve any such dastardly idea.
“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police, Kwara state, CP Paul Odama, psc (+), has ordered aggressive patrols of banks and other financial facilities across the length and breath of the state, warning criminal elements in the state to change their minds as anyone arrested would be met with heavy consequences. A word, they say, is enough for the wise”.