25th June, 2022
By Abbas Bamalli
A police Constable, Nura Mande who found and returned missing 800 dollars to its owner in Katsina has been rewarded with a letter of commendation and N30,000 by Commissioner of Police, Idris Dabban.
Mande was on official duty at the state Pilgrims Welfare Board Hajj camp when he found the 800 dollars belonging to a female intending pilgrim, Hajiya Hadiza Usman on the ground.
He promptly returned the money to the board’s Director of Administration, Alhaji Sada Salisu-Rumah.
The police constable said he returned the money because of of his fear of God.
In a statement yesterday, Katsina police Command’s spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, said that the constable was presented with a letter of commendation and N30,000 by the Commissioner of Police, Idris Dabban in appreciation of his honesty.
“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 to return the money to the board’s official so that it could be returned to the owner.
“Salisu-Rumah commended the police constable for his good behaviour and honesty,” he added.
According to Isah, the police commissioner was elated over the display of honesty by Maude and called on other police personnel in the command to emulate him.
He assured that the command would continue to appreciate its operatives who displayed honesty and commitment to their duties.