The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has announced that he will reward anyone who provides information exposing identities of criminals and kidnappers in the state with a sum of fifty thousand Naira (50,000).
The announcement was made in a statement on Wednesday by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs. Bamidele Ademola- Olateju after the State’s weekly Executive Council meeting at the Governor’s Office, Alagbaka, Akure.
According to her, the development is part of efforts to curb the high rate of insecurity as well as to encourage the citizens to provide helpful information to security agencies in order to reduce criminal activities in the state.
She said “Anyone who reports a crime, and we follow the trail, and it results in a successful prosecution of the perpetrator, will now be offered a prize of 50,000 Naira. We want people in Ondo state to say something when they see something.
“We want our people to be proactive in the area of security to rid Ondo State of criminals, bandits and [email protected] Anybody can call to give security tips and report any criminal activities in his or her area.”