Taxi driver wins award for not stealing N18 million

The Nigerian Network of Women Exporters of Service (NNWES) has
honoured Mr. Imeh Usua, an airport taxi driver that returned a bag
belonging to a British passenger containing foreign currency worth N18
million some time ago in Abuja.

He was honoured with Service Delivery
Award for being a sincere Nigerian. Mr. Imeh Usua, who joined eight
other award recipients in Abuja, said he had no regrets returning the
money even though he is “a poor man.”

“I can never take another person’s money. I am very happy that I am being recognized,” he said.

Although the incident took place in 2007, the NNWES President, Nkiru
Joy Okpala, said it was not too late to recognize Mr. Imeh Usua for his
Lesson: Don’t steal or take what isn’t it yours.

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