Recall the story of the N5 million naira that fell off a moving bullion van along the Lagos State House of Assembly Complex? Read here if you missed.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has compensated the two police officers; Sergent Ogunbiyi Agbabu and Inspector Eheziekia Abiona who recovered the money. He also awarded them with letters of commendation and N250, 000 cash each, for their heroic act and professional conduct.
A statement by Mr Adebayo Taofiq, Lagos State Taskforce Public Affairs Officer, said the two policemen were attached to the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce).
”These two police officers, Insp. Abiona Hezekiah and Sgt. Ogunbiyi Agbabu recently recovered N5 million that fell-off a bullion van around Alausa, Ikeja.
”The money was discovered, after due investigation, to belong to Skye Bank Plc.â€.
The governor, who was represented by the Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Fatai Owoseni, made the presentation of the commendation letters and cash to the duo.
The statement said that the CP commended the duo for their high sense of patriotism, honesty and integrity in the line of duty.
“This heroic act and professional conduct, is in line with the ‘Change Mantra’ of the present administration which will ensure a renewed confidence in the Nigerian Police Force by the populace.
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