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One Dead, Several Injured As Robbers Attack Hotel




Zainab Sanni

At least one person was shot dead and several injured when robbers attacked Stadium hotel, Ilorin, Kwara State on Sunday.

It was gathered the deceased was one of the customers at the hotel located along Sultan road off Taiwo road Ilorin.

According to a witness; “The robbers numbering five all wearing black stormed the hotel about 8.40pm Sunday night, shooting sporadically in the air and we all scampered to safety.

“They ransacked everywhere and toke phones and money, among other valuables. We had to run inside the toilet to hide. When we came out after the robbery, we met the lifeless body of a middle aged man and the manager in a pool of blood. The manager was immediately rushed to the Ilorin General Hospital for treatment.”

The spokesperson of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, who has confirmed the incident said that the command had begun investigation into the robbery attack and promised that the suspects would soon be apprehended.

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