Three officers of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, have been commended for displaying exceptional and exemplary qualities in the discharge of their duties.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, who gave the commendations today, 17 August, noted that it was in line with his mandate to apply the carrot and stick approach to personnel conduct.
TheFact Daily reports that one of the officers, SP Daniel Itse Amah, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Nasarawa Division in Kano State, was commended for his integrity and exhibition of sound professionalism that led to the arrest of an armed robbery syndicate despite being offered a bribe of 200,000 USD to look away, which he rejected.
Also commended by the Police Chief, is the 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 USD belonging to an intending elderly female pilgrim at the Hajj Camp, Katsina.
IGP Baba has consequently directed the issuance of commendation certificates to the officers for distinguishing themselves despite the many challenges of policing the nation effectively.
The IGP, while charging all officers and men of the Force to emulate the noble conduct of these exemplary members of the Force, also tasked the commended officers to continually exemplify good conduct, integrity, bravery and gallantry in the discharge of their policing responsibilies.