- A honest airport cleaner, Josephine Ugwu, gained the attention of Nigerians after she reportedly returned millions of naira at different occasions to its owners
- Nigerians were very moved by her integrity that they started donating money to her
- At time of this report, Josephine has got about N1.4 million from well-meaning people
- The woman has revealed her plans for the money as she explained that she does not regret doing the right thing
Honesty is a thing of pride and virtue especially when it comes from people who do not stand a lot to lose for doing the wrong things.
A Nigerian woman has gained the attention of people for her honesty. The woman identified as Josephine Ugwu, who is a cleaner at the airport has been rewarded by several well-meaning individuals for returning misplaced millions of naira to their owners on four different occasions.
Josephine’s brave act went viral after an interview she had with Legit TV and since then, her story has changed.
Many people reached out to Legit.ng to discover how to reach the woman so as to encourage and reward her.
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In another interview with Legit.ng, Josephine revealed that she has received several awards and recognition from some government organisation and churches. She also added that people have donated about N800,000 to her.
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Speaking to Legit.ng’s reporter, Damilare Okunola, Josephine said: “I’m very very happy. In short you people are God sent to me because I did not know that day I was passing that you people called me for interview that it will happen like this.”
Explaining further, the woman said she returned the misplaced cash on different occasions because she and her family members are not thieves who would take things that do not belong to them.
Josephine also revealed her plans for the money. She explained that her older brother is without a means of income after he lost his job and that she would take care of his needs. She also added that she would rent a house. Furthermore, she added that her husband who works as a security guard earns N15,000 and that she would help him start a business.
The honest woman also revealed that as a cleaner she used to earn N7,800 but the federal government gave her a job as a Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) staff and she now earns close to N100k.
Interestingly, at the time of this report, Nigerians have already donated N1.6 million to Josephine, and someone has promised her a house.
This is an indication that it pays to be good. Congrats to her.
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