Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has has redeemed the thirty million (N30,000,000) Naira bounty he promised to anyone who gives information that will lead to the apprehension of Bobosky.
The Rivers State Governor while presenting the cheque to the commissioner of Police Mr. Joseph Mukan on behalf of the security personnel and the whistle blower in Port Harcourt, on Thursday noted that he was pleased that the security operatives worked with the public to capture the criminal.
Wike who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, stated that his administration will continue to work for the safety of his people.
“Governor Wike will continue to stand by his words, as this is not the first time such redemption is occurring in the State. If we can recall when the Governor made a promise over Don Wani, a criminal who disturbed the peace of ONELGA, all security agencies and citizenry were activated to capture him, and the pledge was also redeemed”, he said.
Danagogo appreciated the Nigeria Police and the public for their belief in Governor Wike’s promise to reward all those who would help in the capture of Bobosky.
“I thank the police officers for the gallantry in arresting the criminals and I also thank the informants who cannot be mentioned here.”
The Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, while reacting, appreciated the Governor for fulfilling his promise.
He stressed that it was not an easy task as the police did not sleep over the case but exhibited mark of professionalism throughout the operation.
Mukan further stated that the IGP Community Police Scheme is working perfectly well in information and intelligence gathering which helps the police in reducing crime in the state.
He assured the people of Rivers State that the Police will not relent in their duties and will therefore continue to partner with the public to wipe out all criminal elements in the state. Continuing, he promised to capture the remaining members of the Bobosky gang, and also the so-called VIP and his gang terrorizing the Ahoada axis of the State.