Alhaji Ibrahim Lemi, 68, was on Saturday night assassinated by unknown gunmen in his home, in Aliero, Kebbi State PM News reports.
According to the resident security guard at the home of the deceased, Habibu Shehu, six masked men pinned him (securityman) to the ground and gained access into the house at about 8:30 pm.
He said that the criminals who came in batches, rode on motorcycles.
He stated that after over-powering him, they killed their victim and fled.
A close associate of the deceased, Alhaji Buhari Mohammed, the Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly,described the incident as a set-back to business activities in Aliero.
Speaking on the incident, the Spokesman of the state police command, Mr Nafiu Abubakar, said no arrests had been made yet.
He said the command had commenced thorough investigations and had intensified efforts at trailing the killers.
Meanwhile, sympathizers had continued to throng the home of the deceased, to condole his family.
The late Alhaji Ibrahim Lemi, 68, who is survived by three wives and 22 children, has since been buried according to Islamic injunctions.
BREAKING NEWS: BoG takes over Unibank
The Bank of Ghana has announced it has taken over the management of private bank, Unibank.
The Governor of the central bank explained at a press conference, the takeover is due to challenges facing the bank. He mentioned weak supervisory standards and weak operations as the cause of the challenges.
Ernest Addison said the bank, adjudged the 6thbest performing company in Ghana at the Ghana Club 100 awards in 2017, provided inaccurate data during the central bank’s effort to resolve the problems last year.
He assured depositors their money is safe, stressing “we are not liquidating the bank, we are saving it.”
The take-over comes weeks after Unibank announced it was taking over adb.
The top management of Unibank are Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II who is Chief Executive Officer, Ekow Nyarko Dadzie-Dennis Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director Owusu-Ansah Awere, Executive Clifford Duke Mettle, Director of Risk Management Kwesi Nkrumah Pimpah.
Photo: CEO Kwabena Duffour II was awarded the most enterprising young executive award in 2017.
The bank’s company secretary is Sylvia Assimeng-Archer, Executive Head of Treasury and Global Trade John Collins Arthur, Executive Head of Corporate Banking Elsie Dansoa Kyereh and Executive Head of Innovations and Business Execution Florence Ohene.
This executive management are expected to give way to new control, KPMG appointed by the central bank.
The bank was founded in 1997 by Kwabena Duffour who later became Finance minister under the Mills administration.
But after 20 years of private management, Kwabena Duffour who is a former Governor of the Bank of Ghana loses control of unibank to his former employers.
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