Police officer returns N.2m lost by trader in Osun
By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
A Police officer in Osun State, Inspector Sheu Saliu has displayed uncommon integrity by returning over N200,000 misplaced by a female trader in the state.
The trader, a palm oil merchant, Mrs Bolarinwa Iyalode said she lost the money while on a commercial motorcycle from Sekona to Akoda road in the state.
Eyewitnesses account revealed that Iyalode got to discover that she had misplaced her money when she got to Akoda and started tracing it back to Sekona.
After about an hour of searching for the lost sum along the Gbongan-Ibadan road, Iyalode was said to raised the alarm of the missing money at Sekona before Inspector Saliu, attached to the Police Response Unit, said he found it.
It was said that the officer, who was part of the PRU on the road, handed the money to the owner at Oloki village along Gbongan road.
Speaking, the elated palm oil trader commended Saliu for his honesty and integrity.
She also lauded Governor Adegboyega Oyetola’s administration for prioritising security in the state. Iyalode also commended the state Commissioner of Police for maintaining and instilling discipline in the police officers.
Iyalode further appreciated Inspector Saliu for his rare act of honestly, which, according to her, saved her from being grounded in her business.