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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