Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja
President Muhmmadu Buhari has charged Nigerians, residence and overseas, particularly youths, to study the great instance led by a Nigerian doctorate scholar in Japan, Mr Ikenna Nweke.
Nweke, engaged on his doctoral programme on the College of Tsukuba in Japan, returned a misplaced pockets loaded with an enormous sum to the Japanese authorities.
He then turned down a proportion provided by the authorities for his honesty.
In a press release by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the President celebrated Nweke’s show of honesty, noting that he had mirrored the actual Nigerian custom, including that no Nigerian group condones dishonesty.
He additionally famous that Nweke’s show was the precise high quality wanted to carry the nation collectively, particularly now that Nigeria wanted each highlight to point out to the world that the nation is made up largely of virtuous characters.
“President Muhammadu Buhari sends heat greetings and commendation to a Nigerian doctorate scholar in College of Tsukuba, Japan, Mr Ikenna Nweke, who returned a lacking pockets with big sums of cash to the police, and likewise turned down supply of a proportion by the authorities.
“President Buhari salutes Nweke for projecting the values of honesty, integrity and contentment that needs to be the hallmark of a folks, noting that good virtues and propriety are the hallmark of each tradition in Nigeria, whereas crimes and criminalities are exceptions.
“The President believes Nweke’s behaviour, coming at a interval that the nation wants a optimistic highlight and close-up on its actual values, clearly signposts what ought to maintain the nation collectively, impressed by strong foundations laid by most households, spiritual our bodies and communities for achievement in life.
“President Buhari needs Nweke all one of the best in his research and work as a educating assistant in identical college, urging all Nigerians, residence and overseas, to maintain celebrating the age-old, irreplaceable attributes of honesty and decorum, and shun the microwaved, get-rich-quick tendencies that convey particular person and collective disgrace”, the assertion stated.