Government Places N50m Bounty on Killers of Finance Director Attached to Governor’s Office

The Ogun State government has announced a reward of N50 million for any information that could lead to the arrest of killers of the late Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) attached to Gov. Dapo Abiodun’s office, Taiwo Oyekanmi .

Tokunbo Talabi, Secretary to the State Government, announced the reward in a statement in Abeokuta on Friday.

According to the statement, information provided would be treated with utmost confidentiality.

”Such information can be sent to the underlisted telephone numbers:

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that suspected armed robbers on Nov. 29 shot dead Oyekanmi, and carted away government funds.

Oyekanmi had cashed an undisclosed amount of money from a branch of Fidelity Bank in Abeokuta, and was heading back to the office when he was waylaid by the gunmen.

According to a source, the gunmen, about five of them, shot the accountant dead at Kuto Bridge in Abeokuta and went away with government money.

It was gathered that Oyekanmi and other aides who sustained gunshot injuries during the attacks were rushed to the State General Hospital, Ijaye, where the accountant later died.