Buhari rewards Police officer for returning $200,000 bribe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented Chief Superintendent of Police, Daniel Amah, with a Public Service Integrity Award for displaying exceptional courage and integrity in the discharge of his duties.

Amah, an indigene of Plateau received the award by President Buhari in Abuja at the 4th National Summit on Diminishing Corruption in the Public sector, with the theme, “Corruption and the Education Sector.

Amah, a Divisional Police Officer in Bompai Kano, rejected $200, 000 bribe to sweep under the carpet a case involving one Ali Zaki, a Bureau De Change Operator, who connived with other criminally minded individual to rob a Nigerian to the tune of $750,000.

Amah who handled the case rejected the $200,000 bribe to kill the case and brought the suspect to book.

In his remarks, Buhari congratulated the awardee for his outstanding behaviour and used the medium to call on other Nigerians holding public offices to emulate the gesture, emphasizing that “We need to kill corruption for Nigeria to move forward.” (NAN.