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Commercial Banks in Ekiti Town Shut Down Over Police Withdrawal
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Commercial Banks in Ekiti Town Shut Down Over Police Withdrawal

Commercial banks in Ikere-Ekiti, the headquarters of Ikere Council Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday shut down operations following the alleged withdrawal of service by policemen. According to a report by The Nation, financial institutions as well as Point of Terminal(POS) outlets were under lock and key due to fear of being attacked over alleged absence of policemen. Findings also indicated that there had been no police officer in the town following the burning of two police stations and destruction of the Area Command by hoodlums during the #ENDSARS protests. The Area Command and Divisional police stations in the town were razed with vehicles as well as other vital items in the premises. Reacting to alleged withdrawal of policemen, banks in the town did not open for operation on...