President Buhari applauds Nigerian man who found a wallet loaded with cash in Japan and returned it

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President Buhari applauds Nigerian man who found a wallet loaded with cash in Japan and returned it

President Buhari has applauded a Nigerian man, Ikenna Nweke, who found a wallet loaded with cash on the streets of Japan and returned it to the authorities.

 

President Buhari applauds Nigerian man who found a wallet loaded with cash in Japan and returned it

 

Ikenna, who is a PhD student at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and also a teaching assistant in the same university, said he was on his way home when he found the wallet.

”On the 19th of June, 2020, as I was coming home at about 7pm, I wanted to buy kebab for my wife, when I approached the shop in the centre I saw a purse and I picked it up. When I opened it, it contained [a] huge sum of money, queen’s cards and other valuables. I was sure that the owner was looking for the money, I was sure the owner was heartbroken then I took the money to the police station.

On getting to the police station, the police officer asked why I did not take the money, I told him that I was raised by a decent family and that my faith as a Christian forbade me from taking anything. Then I handed over everything to him and he took my…



Source: Linda Ikeji