Aisha Buhari Honours Airport Cleaner Who Returned Lost Bag

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has presented an award of excellent to a janitor with Lakewood Development Company, Miss Mary Ishaya, who returned a lost bag she picked up in the male toilet of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Presenting the award at a brief reception in the State House, Abuja, Mrs Buhari, urged Nigerians to “emulate the uncommon honesty and incorruptible disposition exhibited by Miss Ishaya,” Daily Trust writes.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had on Sept. 11, 2018 on its official tweeter handle @FAAN_Official tweeted: “We celebrate Miss Mary Ishaya who works for Lakewood Company, the cleaning contractor responsible for cleaning Abuja Airport.

“She found the following valuable items in the toilet: 2,000 dollars,  140 Canadian dollars, eight pieces of coins, N21,850, two international passports, four ATM cards, four bus cards and baggage claim tags.

“The owner, an employee of Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Imade Uhunwagho, has since collected his valuables.”

Miss Ishaya, who was promoted from being a janitor to a supervisor, thanked the wife of the President for recognising her action, adding that the award would encourage her to do more.


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