2022 Hajj: How Policeman found, returns $800 BTA (N480,000) to Katsina intending pilgrim

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An intending pilgrims in Kastina Hadiza Usman Chamiya state who loss (N480,000) in hajj campo on Thursday says she is very grateful to Almighty Allah after Nura Mande, a policemen attached to Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, , found and returned $800 (N480,000) Basic Travelling Allowance back to her.



Mr Nura Mande said he found the money in a nylon bag and decides to approach the management of the board to indentify the owner.


It was later discovered that the BTA belongs to Hadiza Usman Chamiya, an intending pilgrim from Kusada local government area of Katsina state.


Confirming the incident to HAJJ REPORTERS, the Spokesman of the board, Badaru Karofi said the Executive Director of the Board Alh Suleiman Kuki was very pleased on hearing the honesty displayed by the policeman attached to the board.


The money was handed over to Director of Administration at the Pilgrims Board, Sada Salisu Ruma.


The policeman said he “had no reason to spend the money that doesn’t belong to him”.


“I was going round in the night as usual when I saw the envelope containing the money. I took it and opened it. I knew that the money belonged to one of the intending pilgrims so I decided to involve the management. I had not been in peace of mind until when the owner was identified and handed over her money to her,” he said.


HAJJ REPORTERS GATHERED that the policeman has been honoured with an award by the Katsina Police Commissioner, Idrisu Dauda Dabban.


The CP said, “Good behavior by police men will continue to uplift the force in the eyes of Nigerians because police is your friend.”


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