Armed robbers on Monday attacked the NNPC mega station situated in the Hotori area and made away with N16m.
The still-at-large men attacked the station just as employees of the firm were preparing to convey the money to one of the commercial banks.
Eyewitness reports claim N16m of N26m was taken. There were two bags containing N16m and N10m, NAN reports.
“All in all, there was over N26m in the two sacks when the incident happened.
‘’The suspected robbers took away one of the sacks containing N16m,” the eyewitness told NAN.
The incident was further confirmed by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the story.
He, however, said the incident happened around Kwanar Mashaya when the vehicle conveying the money was negotiating a bend and suddenly, two suspected armed robbers attacked it.
“As I am talking to you now, cashier one, two and their supervisor have been arrested in connection with the robbery.
‘’Investigation into the matter has commenced. with a view to arresting the fleeing suspects,’’ he said.