April 13, 2024

IGP lauds officers for professionalism, integrity, gallantry


– As SP Daniel rejects $200,000 bribe

Etim Ekpimah

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has praised three officers across the nation who have been exemplary in their line of duty.

The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said in Abuja on Wednesday, 17 August 2022 that Baba has similarly directed the issuance of commendation certificates to the officers for distinguishing themselves despite the many challenges of policing the nation effectively.

According to the FPRO, one of the officers, SP Daniel Itse Amah, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Nasarawa Division in Kano State, has been commended for his integrity and exhibition of sound professionalism leading to the arrest of an armed robbery syndicate despite being offered a bribe of $200,000 to look away, which he rejected.

He said: “The IGP commended the gallantry of Inspector Ekene Ndukwu of the Imo State Police Command who successfully laid ambush and neutralized two members of a bandit gang who stormed his house in the early hours of August 4th, 2022. The Police Inspector who was armed surprised the bandits with heavy gunfire which repelled their attacks.

“The IGP equally commended Police Constable Nura Mande attached to the Katsina State Police Command who found and returned an envelope containing $800 belonging to an intending pilgrim, an old woman, at the Hajj Camp, Katsina.”

Adejobi added that the IGP has charged all officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force to emulate the noble conduct of these exemplary members of the Force.

He tasked the commended officers to continually exemplify good conduct, integrity, bravery and gallantry in the discharge of their policing responsibilities.

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