Bashir Umar Gets rewarded for Returning Missing €37,000 By The Nigerian Air Force
Bashir Umar, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, returned a missing €37,000 to its owner. His act will now be rewarded by the air branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
Bashir Umar is an aircraftman and a member of the NAF Mobile Air Defence Team. He was deployed to Kano airport for security duties. He was on routine patrol with his colleagues when he found a parcel containing the lost money.
In a statement released on Sunday, the spokesperson for NAF, Ibikunle Daramola, revealed that its personnel found a parcel containing the lost money at the Hajj Camp Market in Kano on Tuesday. He, however returned it to its owner after calling the number on it.
The statement read in parts “The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has directed the Chief of Administration at the Headquarters NAF, Air Marshal Kingsley Lar, to immediately come up with modalities to reward the airman so as to encourage other personnel of the Service to continue to embody attitudes and behaviours that reflect NAF’s core values of integrity, excellence and service delivery.”