The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Police Force on Friday commended one of its personnel for returning missing dollars to the owner.
The Constable, Nura Mande, was said to have recovered the sum of 800 dollars while on duty and immediately handed the money to his superior.
A statement by the Command’s spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah said that Mande’s gesture should be emulated by other officers of the force. The command applauded the officer and presented the sum of N30,000 to Mande to encourage his good act.
It was understands that Mande was on official duty at the state Pilgrims Welfare Board Hajj camp when he found the said money which reportedly belonged to a female intending pilgrim, Hajiya Hadiza Usman.
“While discharging his duty at the Hajj camp, PC Mande found the 800 dollars on the ground and returned it to the board’s Director of Administration, Alhaji Sada Salisu-Rumah.
“PC Mande disclosed that it was his fear of God that made him return the money to the board’s office so that it could be returned to the owner.
“Salisu-Rumah commended the police constable for his good behaviour and honesty,” the force noted in a statement.
The State Commissioner of Police, Idris Dabban, was elated over Mande’s honesty and admonished police personnel to emulate him.
He assured that the command would continue to appreciate its operatives who displayed honesty and commitment to their duties.