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Ogun places N50m bounty on killers of finance director

By Azeez Olorunlomeru, Abeokuta
09 December 2023   |   3:44 am
Ogun State Government, yesterday, announced a N50m reward for anybody, who could assist in providing information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of the former Director of Finance and Administration, Mr Taiwo Oyekanmi, attached to Governor Dapo Abiodun’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun with Taiwo Oyekanmi, Director of Finance who was killed by robbers on Wednesday… PHOTO: Twitter/AbiodunMFR

Ogun State Government, yesterday, announced a N50m reward for anybody, who could assist in providing information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of the former Director of Finance and Administration, Mr Taiwo Oyekanmi, attached to Governor Dapo Abiodun’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

Oyekanmi was killed last week while returning from an official dut, where his vehicle was attacked and a huge amount of money he withdrew from two banks carted away by the assailant on the Kuto Flyover Bridge in the capital.

Governor Dapo Abiodun, who said that the killing of the senior civil servant left his cabinet devastated and traumatised, promised not to leave any stone unturned until the killers are brought to justice.

The state government, in a statement yesterday,said that a cash reward of N50m awaited whoever would provide information that could help the security agents to unravel killers.

The statement partly read: “Ogun State Government has announced a reward of N50m for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the killers of the state’s Director of Finance and Administration, Mr. Taiwo Oyekanmi, on November 30, 2023 in Abeokuta.

“Information provided would be treated with utmost confidentiality.”

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