A police officer with the Nasarawa State Police Command DSP Mike Obokwu was on Tuesday conferred with the prestigious award of Anti-Corruption Icon. The award which was given to him by anti-corruption television program, Corruption Tori also made him become an Anti-Corruption Ambassador.
DSP Mike Obokwu was identified by community leaders, trade associations and transport unions in the New Karu area of Nasarawa State as an officer who does not take or tolerate taking bribes in his station. He was also said not to have a habit of detaining people or keeping them too long in the detention facility.
The police slogan “Dont Pay for Bail” is said to be part of his leadership operation.
The Chief Operating Officer of Signature Communication, Chief Nwabueze Njoku said the essence of the award was to encourage more civil servants to reject corruption and show integrity in the discharge of their duties.
At the New Karu Police Division, friends and colleagues of DSP Mike Obokwu gathered to witness the ceremony which according to them has not happened in the history of the division.
Those who could not hide their excitement had a lot of nice things to say about the officer who was just honoured by Corruption Tori
If you want to know if there are good police officers in the force who reject bribes or who are not corrupt, then you need not search any longer. Always remember DSP Mike Obokwu who was honoured by Corruption Tori. His story and the encomium by his friends and colleagues are a proof that you cannot dispute.