The Police have announced a N10 million reward to any person who volunteers information leading to the arrest of killers of Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Secretary to Gov Adams Oshiomhole.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Oyerinde was killed in the early hours of Friday by unknown gunmen.
Mr Peter Gana, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Headquarters, Abuja, who announced this in Benin on
Sunday, said that the Edo Government offered the reward to facilitate the arrest of Oyerinde's killers.
Gana, who said that he was in Benin to complement the efforts of the state Police Command, pledged that the Force would do everything possible to unravel the pepetrators of the crime.
He, therefore, urged anyone with useful information that could lead to the arrest of the killers to contact the police.
“We have opened three telephone lines for the public to assist in the investigations,'' said Gana when he visited
Oshiomhole at the Government House, Benin.
He gave the telephone numbers as Etisalat - 080178624253, Glo - 08158823049, MTN - 0814177026, adding that the lines would be active from 3 p.m. on Monday.
He assured the people of the state that the Police would do its best to guarantee the safety of lives.