Police Honour Officers Who Rejected N1 Million Bribe

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The police in Kano State has honored two officers who rejected one million nairas offered them a bribe.

The state Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Dikko, called on other officers to emulate their example.

According to a statement by the police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa, Friday morning, 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.

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 nairas was offered a bribe. They rejected the bribe, recovered the expired goods, the money as an exhibit, and arrested the suspect,” Mr. Kiyawa narrated.

The Acting Managing Director of the CPC, Baffa Dan’agundi, also commended the officers for rejecting the bribe.

Mr. Dan’agundi said the council had decided to show appreciation for the good conduct of the officers by presenting them with a gift of one million nairas.

He called on the people to continue to support the police and appreciate those performing their duties well.

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