President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Aircraftman Bashir Umar for returning the sum of €37,000 he found to the owner.
Concise News reported that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), earlier lauds Bashir Umar for his honesty and promise to reward the young officer.
However, In a statement by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari described the honesty by Umar of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mobile Air Defence Team at the Hajj Camp Market in Kano as “uncommon, patriotic and exemplary.”
The President enjoins Nigerians, especially the youth, to emulate such worthy gesture.
“Honesty and integrity will always remain admirable virtues, notwithstanding challenges before any country,” he said.
He also applauded the leadership of the NAF for its decision 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.”