Officers who rejected N1m bribe rewarded with N1m
The Kano State police has awarded N1million to two officers for rejecting one million naira offered to them as bribe.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Sama’ila Dikko, urged other officers to emulate their example.
A statement by the Kano state police spokesperson, Abdullahi Kiyawa, Friday, said Garba Rabo and Jamilu Buhari were serving on the task force of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) in the state when they were offered the bribe.
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He said in the course of their operation, they received information that expired goods worth billions of naira were kept in a warehouse in the Kano metropolis.
“The task force team stormed the warehouse, where one million naira was offered them as bribe. They rejected the bribe, recovered the expired goods, the money as exhibit and arrested the suspect,” Mr Kiyawa narrated.
Baffa Dan’agundi, CPC Acting Managing Director, also commended the officers for rejecting the bribe.
He said the council had decided to show appreciation for the good conduct of the officers by presenting them with a gift of one million naira.
Dan’Agundi called on the people to continue to support the police and appreciate those performing their duties well.