According to this Press Release from the Government House, 2 people who provided tip offs that led to the arrest of kidnap suspects have received N1 million each from the Imo State Government.
Two undisclosed persons who volunteered useful information to security agencies that led to the successful arrest of some kidnap suspects have been rewarded with the sum of One million Naira each.
This gesture is a fulfillment of government pledge to reward whoever that provides valid information for the arrest of suspected kidnapper or armed robber in the state.
Speaking to newsmen after the State weekly Security Council meeting in Government House, Owerri, the Commandant, 34 Field Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Brigadier-General Ahmed Alkali added that an undergraduate in one of the tertiary institution in the state also received the sum of N50,000 for returning a pistol to security agency. He stated that Security Council has ensured that protection of the identity of the informants and called on every Imo citizen who has information regarding the where about of criminals to report to security agencies without further delay.