Kogi Govt Adopt FG Anti-Corruption Policy, Table N500,000 For Whistle-Blowers


The Kogi State Government has announced a cash reward of N500,000 to any person with useful information that will lead to the arrest of criminals and people who spread false information capable of disrupting public peace.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yahaya Bello, Mrs Petra Onyegbule, on Monday in Lokoja.

He explained that the decision is to consolidate the security efforts of the present administration in ensuring peace in the state.

The statement noted that Bello’s administration is out to ensure the reduction of crime in the State and to also curb the attitude of some politically sponsored persons who spread false information against the government with a view to causing disquiet and rancour amongst the citizenry.

According to the statement, every information given will be treated with utmost confidentiality and called on the people to comply as the issue of security is the collective responsibility of everyone and vigilance should remain our watchword.