Constable Prince Fordjour, a young Ghanaian police officer has been heavily rewarded after he returned an amount of GHc 2,000 which he found lying at the ATM by mistake.
At a ceremony at the Police Headquarters on July 16, 2021, the police officer was hugely rewarded for his honesty with a total cash price of GHc 11,000 and other souvenirs.
Recounting the honest gesture on their verified Facebook handle, the Ghana Police Service mentioned that the officer was being rewarded not only for the amount involved but for his integrity.
In all, the constable received an investment fund of GHc 4,000; a gift voucher of GHc 1,000, a current account credited with GHc 1,000 and corporate souvenirs of the Stanbic Bank. The Inspector-General of Police, Mr James Oppong-Boanuh who was also pleased with Constable Fordjour’s action also presented him with a cash amount of GHc 5,000. These monies put together resulted in the GHc 11,000 figure.