Police Place N5m Bounty on Ekiti Robbery Suspect


By Victor Ogunje

The Ekiti State Police command has declared one Oguntoyinbo Samuel wanted for complicity in bank robberies and kidnappings in the state in recent time.

The police also placed a N5m bounty on the wanted person, which would be a reward for whoever offers information leading to his arrest.

This was contained in a statement by the Commissioner of Police, Ekiti Command, Mr. Babatunde Mobayo, on Saturday.

Mobayo alleged that Oguntoyinbo perpetrated a series of heinous crimes in Ekiti.

The statement signed by the Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sunday Abutu , said Oguntoyinbo was suspected to have masterminded different bank robbery and kidnapping incidents in Ekiti and Ondo States.

Mobayo added that the suspect is an indigene of Iyin Ekiti, in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Areas of Ekiti State.

The statement said; “The suspect’s real name is Oguntoyinbo Samuel , but popularly known as Eleven or Bado.

“Any person with useful information concerning his whereabouts can please contact the nearest police station or the Special Anti Robbery Squad Department on 07031620186 or the PPRO on 09064050086.

“Such a person shall be rewarded with a huge sum of N5 million.” It was gathered that police were resolute to bring the alleged culprit to book , because lives were lost and large cash of monies carted away in robberies traced to him.