The governor of Kogi state Yahaya Bello has promised N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that murdered Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.
Concise recalls that Adabenege was killed by unknown gunmen along Obehira road, Okene, at about 6:45 p.m November 16. He was killed alongside his driver.
The News Agency of Nigeria quoted a statement signed by Abdulmalik Abdulkarim, Director-General, Bureau of Information Services and Grassroots Sensitisation, as noting that Bello made the promise on Wednesday in Okene, while on a condolence visit to the deceased aide’s family.
The statement advised anybody with such information to reach the governor directly, through his phone lines, or get in touch with security agencies.
“Such information can also be channelled through any of the governor’s political appointees,” the statement added
It quoted Governor Bello as expressing deep shock over the incident, vowing that the perpetrators would be brought to book.