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PRESIDENT BUHARI HONOURS CUSTOMS OFFICER AND CLEANER WHO RETURNED MILLIONS FOUND AT MMIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has honoured two public servants, Bashir Abubakar and Josephine Ugwu for their integrity in carrying out their official duties.

The president presented Abubakar and Ugwu, an ICPC Integrity Award and shared the photos on his social media page.

On many occasions, Ugwu, a cleaner at Murtala Muhammed International Airport returned millions of naira forgotten at the airport, despite earning a meager salary.

In 2014 she found and returned over 7 Million Naira at the airport. In 2015 she found and returned 12 Million Dollars from the same airport and in 2019 she found and returned N200, 000.

Abubakar, the assistant comptroller-general of customs, rejected $412,000 dollars (N150 million) bribe offered to him by drug traffickers to bring 40 containers of Tramadol into the country.

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