Ajimobi places five million naira bounty on lawmaker’s killers
Written by Morenike Adebayo on July 8, 2016
The Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has placed a five million naira bounty on the heads of the three gunmen, who cruelly murdered a member of the state House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu, on the first of July, 2016.
The lawmaker from the Labour Party, representing Oorelope constituency was until his death the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Public Relations and Security. He was killed in front of his house in Alakia area of the state as he alighted from his car to open his gate. Three gunmen on a motorcycle trailed him to his scene on the night and shot him after a brief argument according to family source.
In a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka, the governor appealed to members of the public in possession of any useful information to immediately contact the authority on two mobile telephone numbers with the assurances that the informant’s identity will be protected. The numbers are 0802 343 1079 and 0803 653 6581.