BREAKING: Governor Abidoun Places N50 Million Bounty on Killers of Ogun Accountant

BREAKING: Governor Abidoun Places N50 Million Bounty on Killers of Ogun Accountant

  • Governor Dapo Abiodun is still mourning the death of Ogun state's top accountant, who was killed recently by gunmen
  • The state government announced a reward for anyone who provided detailed information that would lead to the arrest of Taiwo Oyekanmi's killers
  • Meanwhile, last Wednesday, Oyekanmi breathed his last as gunmen trailed him, killed him, and made away with a huge cash journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Ogun state, Abeokuta - The Ogun state government headed by Governor Dapo Abiodun has announced a N50 million reward for anybody who would provide important information leading to the arrest of the killers of Taiwo Oyekanmi.

Ogun state government, Dapo Abiodun
Governor Abidoun is mourning the death of Ogun state accountant. Photo credit: Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun - MFR
Source: Facebook understands that Oyekanmi was the former director of finance and administration attached to Governor Abiodun's office, Oke-Mosan Abeokuta, until his demise.

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How Ogun finance director was killed

The finance director, aged 51, was on Wednesday, November 29, gunned down by gunmen at the Kuto Flyover Bridge in Abeokuta.

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They attacked and hijacked a bullion van belonging to the state government and carted away an undisclosed amount of money.

The deceased, alongside two others, were trailed while returning to the governor's office with money said to have been withdrawn from two major commercial banks within the Abeokuta metropolis, TVC News report added.

Ogun govt places bounty on killers of accountant

Reacting, Governor Abiodun has vowed not to rest until the killers are brought to justice.

As reported by The New Telegraph newspaper, the state government, on Friday, December 8, also said that a cash reward of N50 million awaits whoever provides information that would help the security agents unravel the killers.

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Gov Abiodun visits family of murdered accountant

Earlier, reported that Governor Dapo Abiodun visited the family of Taiwo Oyekanmi.

On Thursday, November 30, the governor announced on social media his visit to the family of the late Oyekanmi. He expressed his sympathy for the family and the people of the state.

The governor said:

"While paying a condolence visit to the residence of the late Director of Finance and Administration at the Governor's Office, Mr. Taiwo Oyekanmi, I took the opportunity to convey my deepest sympathies to his family and the people of our state."

Gas-powered buses begin operations in Ogun

In another development, reported earlier that the Ogun state has witnessed the commencement of operations of the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses along the Mowe-Ibafo-Berger-Lagos axis of the state.

The bus tagged 'DapoCNG Bus' started operating on Monday, December 4, 2023.

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Gbenga Dairo, the state's commissioner for transportation, said the buses will operate ahead of the introduction of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along the axis with bus stops at Mowe, Ibafo, Magboro, Arepo, and New Garage in Berger.


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