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Nigeria: Soldier who returned missing cash gets promoted

A Nigerian air force officer who returned a missing parcel containing 37,000 euros ($41,500) in cash to its owner has received a two-rank promotion. Bashir Umar has been promoted from aircraftman to the rank of corporal, a promotion that should have taken him 10 years to achieve. As a member of the force’s Mobile Air Defence Team, he found a parcel containing lost money while on routine patrol with his colleagues. He was part of the team deployed to the Kano airport, northern Nigeria, for security duties. According to the air…

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The Nigerian soldier who returned missing $41.5K to owner

A Nigerian air force officer is to be rewarded by the military leadership for returning a missing parcel containing 37,000 euros ($41,500) in cash to its owner. Bashir Umar, a member of the force’s Mobile Air Defence Team found the parcel containing the lost money while on routine patrol with his colleagues. He was part of the team deployed to the Kano airport, northern Nigeria, for security duties. According to the air force, instead of keeping it, Bashir Umar called the telephone number on the parcel. The phone number happens…

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