In a bid to curb the menace of insecurity in his state, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has pledged to give N50,000 reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of kidnappers and other criminals in the State.
This was made known by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, after the weekly State Executive Council.
Explaining the aim, the governor stressed that it will encourage citizens to expose criminal activities around them.
“From now on, anyone who reports a crime and we follow the trail, and it leads to a successful prosecution of the criminal, that person will be offered a reward of N50,000.
“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 terrorists.
“The Toll Free line is 0800-555-5555. Anybody can call to give security tips and report any criminal activities in his or her area.”
He said government would protect anybody who reports or gives useful information about criminal activities in his area.