Kogi Government led by Governor Yahaya Bello has donated N10 million toward the burial of eight police officers and two civilians killed during the June 4 robbery attack in Isanlu, Yagba East Local Government Area.
Deputy Governor, Chief Edward Onoja, presented the cheque covering the amount to the Commissioner of police , Mr Ede Ayuba according to the press statement.
The statement was signed by the Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Mr Promise Emmanuel.
Emmanuel said that Onoja , who had earlier visited the scene of the robbery incident, said the State Government would also rebuild the Divisional Police headquarters destroyed by the robbers.
According to him, the decision is to restore the confidence of the people in police and other security agencies.
It would be recalled that a gang of 25 armed robbers had on June 4 launched a simultaneous attack on the Divisional Police Headquarters and a branch of First Bank Plc in Isanlu.
The armed robbers who were armed with AK-47 rifles and dynamites killed 8 police officers, including the DPO and two civilians in the bloody attack.