In recent times, it’s so obvious that the Management of United Bank of Africa (UBA) is losing grip of adequate control of the Bank. Consequently, men of the underworld visited a branch of the bank and were successful in stealing customers money.
Due to the weak leadership of the second-generation bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA), customers has begun to withdraw their savings in panic of the robbery incident as robbers plundered two Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) of the financial house.
The 15-man gang stormed the main campus of the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University (IBBU) in Lapia, Niger State, vandalized the ATMs and carted away with millions of naira.
A source also disclosed that the robbers arrived the scene with three vehicles which were packed few metres away from the school gate.
Due to the urgly incedent, UBA customers in the area most especially students are in panic and are beginning to withdraw their funds to forestall pointless loss of their cash.
“The robbers were prepared for the operation, they came with three vehicles and carted away millions of naira. The truth is am to close my account also, because those money belong to some people.
This medium also learnt that the robbers used a sledgehammer, axes, and chisels to destroy wall of the ATMs’ gallery. They made their way into the ATMs’ cubicles and looted the cash loaded in them the previous night. The machines were totally demolished.
The robbers, according to an eyewitness fled the campus some minutes past 5am, after operating for about two hours.
Unfortunately, the security operatives (police) arrived at the scene shortly after the robbers escaped.
They explained further that a policeman was killed and three students injured in a similar robbery attack last November on two banks close to the campus.
Worldtopnewsng.com, learnt that the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the school, Prof Muhammad Nasir Maiturare, led top members of the management to the scene on assessment.