Akure - Banks in Akure, the Ondo State capital, hurriedly closed shops following speculations of impending robbery across the state, Vanguard reports.
Customers were asked to vacate the banking halls immediately the news got to managers of the banks across the state capital.
Commercial activities were completely paralyzed for hours as the news spread like wild fire.
The spokesman of the state police command, Wole Ogodo, who confirmed that there was a robbery scare across the state capital, said detectives had been deployed to the nooks and crannies of the state capital to forestall any armed robbery.
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