Sultan Of Sokoto Rewards Akilu Ahmad, Keke Rider For Returning Lost and Found ₦500,000 To Owner. The tricycle rider whose name was given as Ahmad is based in Jos, Plateau State, and he has been praised by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III with gift of N500,000, to commend him on his kind gesture.
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Akilu Ahmad discovered that a passenger that forgotten a bag of cash in his tricycle on the 14 of October, he later traced the passenger and handed back his luggage with the contents which was said to be a cash sum of ₦500,000 were still in tact.
The Emir of Wase, Sambo Haruna, presented the cash and commendation to Mr Ahmad during a ceremony held at the Board Room of Jos Central Mosque on Sunday, October 24.
The Sultan, represented by Emir Sambo said that the Keke Napep rider has exhibited the real teachings of Islam. He Emir also commended Keke Napep and urged his subjects to emulate such character exhibited by Akilu Ahmad, in his words;
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“People should be reminded that there is always a reward for doing good. We are proud of this young man who has brought Islam, and youth on the Plateau to positive limelight,”
Emir Sambo who is also the Plateau state chapter chairman of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) said the Sultan has directed him to find out whether it was true that the man had indeed found and returned the money.
He said having discovered that it was true, the Sultan sent equal amount of ₦500,000 to be given to Malam Akilu as a reward for good deed. Also the Emir of Kanam His Royal Highness, Muhammad Babangida Mua’zu, while presenting the money, said what Malam Akilu did was worthy of emulation by all Muslims and even non Muslims alike.