- A man recently shared an interesting story of how he got a salary increment at work
- According to the man, his employers overpaid him to test his integrity
- However, when he reported the anomaly, he was informed that the amount is his new salary
A social media user identified as Henry Terry on micro blogging platform, Twitter, has humored members of the internet community with the interesting story of how he got a salary increment at work.
According to Terry, after receiving his pay for the month of January, he found out that he was overpaid by his employers.
However, instead of keeping mute about the development, he decided to write his employers and inform them about what had happened.
The twist in the story occurred after Terry was informed that the over pay was simply a test of his integrity. He said that his employers informed him that the amount paid into his account would become his new salary, simply because he passed the test.
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"My January salary was overpaid. I wrote to my employers about the anomaly. Today, they informed me it was a test of my integrity and because I passed the test, it ll be my new salary monthly," his tweet read.
Read his tweet below:
The post immediately garnered thousands of reactions on Twitter. Several users on the platform flooded Terry’s comment section with different comments.
"Integrity- Doing what you know is right even when no one is looking- still pays. Thanks for renewing my confidence in this virtue. More blessings," a Twitter user posted.
Read what other people had to say about Terry's tweet below:
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Meanwhile, there have been calls from many Nigerians asking the body responsible for determination of the remunerations of politicians, the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), to review the salaries given to politicians. Following the calls, Legit.ng reported that the commission said it has started the review of the salaries collected by political office holders.
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