A gang of armed robbers have reportedly attacked a bank in Ile Oluji, the headquarters of Ile Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government area of Ondo State.
According to a report, many people lost their lives during the attack though the causality figure is yet to be released by the relevant authorities.
Banks have been targets of attacks in the hinterland and some towns and villages in the country have not had banking operations for some time.
Residents of the agrarian town which is the headquarters of the Local Government have been in shock since the incident occurred on Thursday.
The incident is another sad one as Nigeria battles insecurity which recently led to the establishment of the Operation Amotekun, a security outfit organised by the governors of the south western states in Nigeria aimed at protecting lives and properties in the region.
Many have welcomed the idea of the operation and optimistic it would complement the efforts of the Nigerian police which work round the clock to protect Nigerians.
National Wire however commiserates with the government and people of Ondo State especially those who have lost loved ones in the attack.