President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended Ikenna Nweke, a Nigerian PhD scholar in College of Tsukuba, Japan, who returned a lacking pockets with enormous sums of cash to the police.
Nweke was additionally stated to have turned down provide of a share by the authorities.
President Buhari salutes Mr Nweke for “projecting the values of honesty, integrity and contentment that must be the hallmark of a folks”,
This was made recognized by Presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina stated in a press release as we speak.
Based on the President, good virtues and propriety are the hallmark of each tradition in Nigeria, whereas noting that criminals are simply an exception.
“The president believes Nweke’s behaviour, coming at a interval that the nation wants a constructive highlight and close-up on its actual values, clearly signposts what ought to maintain the nation collectively, impressed by strong foundations laid by most households, non secular our bodies and communities for achievement in life,” the assertion stated.
The President additional wished Nweke all one of the best at the same time as he completes his research, whereas calling on Nigerians, residence and overseas, to maintain celebrating the age-old, irreplaceable attributes of honesty and decorum, and shun the microwaved, get-rich-quick tendencies that deliver particular person and collective disgrace.