The Nigerian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, has written a letter of commendation to Mr. Ikenna Nweke, who returned a missing wallet to the Japanese police.
The missing wallet, returned by Mr. Nweke, a Nigerian doctorate student in University of Tsukuba, Japan, was said, contained huge sums of money and ATM cards.
It was learnt that the police were shocked when Nweke also turned down an offer of a percentage made by the authorities.
In a letter of commendation signed by Mr. Ahmed Sulu-Gambari on behalf of the Minister, Consular matters who stepped in for the Ambassador, His Excellency, Professor Mohammed Gana on behalf of the embassy, appreciated Nweke for exemplary behaviour of returning the lost wallet containing money, credit card and other valuables.
It recalled that the incident happened on Friday June 19, 2020.
It also recalled that by Thursday June 25, the Police of Ibaraki and Tsukuba Station wrote a letter of appreciation to him.
This singular act of honesty, the Ambassador said, demonstrated his veracity and character that is worthy of emulation by all.
“Indeed, you have shown to the world that Nigerians are of impeccable character,” said the Ambassador.
“On behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, kindly accept Ambassador’s highest regard and thank you for being a good example to all.
“We are proud of you,” concluded the letter.
See attached a copy of the letter below: