Kano Police command celebrates sergeant for returning N1.2m found at…


Ahmad Sorondinki, Kano

Kano Police Command has celebrated Sergeant Kabiru Isah, a policeman attached to the Motor Traffic Division (MTD) of the state  for returning the sum of N1,294,200.00, to the family of  an accident victim.

Moved by the level of patriotism displayed by the officer, the Managing Director of Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Dr. Baffa Babba Dan Agundi, rewarded the officer with the sum of N100,000.

In a statement signed by the Command’s image-maker, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Samaila  Shu’aibu Dikko, expressed happiness over the attitude of Sergeant Kabiru Isah and enjoined other officers and men to emulate him.

 “On May 10, 2021, a police officer by name, Sergeant Kabiru Isah, attached to the Command’s Motor Traffic Division (MTD) returned the sum of one million, two hundred and ninety four thousand, two hundred Naira (N1,294,200.00) found at the scene of a fatal accident,” the statement said.

“The officer discovered the money while conducting scene analysis, minutes after a fatal accident. The deceased was knocked down by a Trailer along Zaria Road Kano while on his motorcycle.

“The victim who was crushed by a trailer along Zaria road was in possession of the said amount of money  arranged in a shoe box.”

 Dikko, who  handed over the money to the relatives of the deceased, urged  police personnel, as well as, good people of the state to emulate the behavior displayed by the officer.

He also commended the officer “for doing his job in accordance with the directives of the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Alkali Baba Usman, psc(+), NPM, fdc.”

He added: “overwhelmed with the behavior displayed by the police officer, the Managing Director, Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) Dr. Baffa Babba Dan Agundi rewarded the officer with the sum of one hundred thousand Naira (N100,000.00).

 “While handing over the money through the State Traffic Officer (STO), SP Magaji Musa Majia, MD KAROTA stated that, he was happy that the police officer involved is attached to the Traffic Division of the Command and called on the good people of the state to emulate the good behavior displayed by the officer.”

The statement quoted the KAROTA boss as saying that, “we appreciate what the police are doing in Kano and we must give them all necessary support and cooperation.”


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