Police announce N2.5m reward for information


The Ogun State Police Command has announced a bounty of N2.5 million as a reward for anybody with useful information that can lead to the arrest of those behind the the recent attack on the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, at Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta.

The Abeokuta South office of INEC was on November 10, 2022, set ablaze by hoodlums, who sneaked into the premises in the dead of the night with loaves of bread soaked in petrol.

According to the spokesman of the command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the hoodlums threw the loaves of bread in different parts of the building and set it on fire.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has since directed the State Criminal Investigation Departments of the Command, to commence investigation, with the view to identify the arsonists.

Oyeyemi said further to the directive to get to the root of the matter, and bring the perpetrators to justice, the command had resolved to reward anybody with credible information that would lead to the arrest of the perpetrators with the sum of N2.5 million.

In view of that, he said, any member of the public with useful information that would assist the command should come forward, and be rest assured that such information would be treated with utmost confidentiality.

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