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President Buhari has presented Integrity awards to two public servants, Bashir Abubakar and Mrs Josephine Ugwu of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, for exhibiting Integrity in the performance of their official duties.

Buhari presented the awards to the recipients at the opening of the two-day National Summit on Diminishing Corruption in Public Sector held at the State House Banquet hall, Abuja.

The Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Abubakar rejected 412,000 dollars (N150 million) bribe offered to him by drug traffickers to import 40 containers laden with Tramadol, a controlled and highly addictive drug.

Ms Josephine Ugwu in 2006 was earning N12,000 monthly but found and returned over 10 Million Naira at Enugu Airport, in 2014 she found and returned 8 Million Naira at Lagos Airport, also in 2014 she found and returned over 7 Million Naira at the same airport.

In 2015 she found and returned 12 Million Dollars from the same airport and in 2019 she found and returned 200 thousand Naira in Lagos airport private wing.

President Buhari today recognized Ms Ugwu and presented her with a house key. Speaking at the event, Buhari stressed the need for Nigerians to uphold the traditionally cherished values of honesty and integrity.

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