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“If It Were In Other Countries, I Would Have Been Made An Ambassador… But Nobody Remembers It” – Woman Who Returned N12m, N10m, N8m and N7m Found At Lagos Airport

   

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In 2015, Josephine Agwu, a cleaner with one of the cleaning concessionaires at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos, went viral after she returned the sum of N12million to the owner.

Her story generated a lot of conversation as some praised her, while some called her names for integrity.

Following the event, Josephine’s employers increased her salary from N7,800 to N15,000. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria also promised her an automatic employment.

In a recent interview with Legit TV, while lamenting about the state of the country Josephine spoke on how she would have been well rewarded if it were in other countries.

She said,

I am someone people know all over the world today. Nobody in Nigeria did what I did. I returned some lost money four times. I’m a cleaner at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. I have returned N12m, N10m, N8m and N7m. I have only been given employment by the Federal Airports Authority.

If it were in other countries, I would have been made an ambassador, telling youths that honesty pays. But the (government) closed it… nobody remembers it.

But I am happy, I know that God will repay me. A good name is better than silver and gold because wherever I go, I will be recognised and people will know that I can’t take what does not belong to me.

Watch her speak here

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62 Comments

62 Comments

  1. Nkechi Anaba

    Nkechi Anaba

    March 5, 2019 at 9:14 pm

    God bless you ma’am

  2. Blessing Alamezie

    Blessing Alamezie

    March 5, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    Don’t worry God will reward u

  3. Uche Denchukwu

    Uche Denchukwu

    March 5, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    You are good person.
    We live in an abnormal country

  4. Mhiz Emmy

    Mhiz Emmy

    March 5, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    It is because you’re a fool that’s why you keep returning it

  5. Dot Viki

    Dot Viki

    March 5, 2019 at 9:27 pm

    Don’t get discouraged madam, GOD is watching u, He will surely reward u more than any man can do

  6. Queenmary Kieran

    Queenmary Kieran

    March 5, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    God will reward you madam, Nigeria itself is abnormal

  7. Lydia Onoja

    Lydia Onoja

    March 5, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    You’re not the only Nigerian ma’am

  8. Jenny Dymond

    Jenny Dymond

    March 5, 2019 at 10:08 pm

    Ambassador of what or. Minister of integrity

  9. Rebecca B Ebiama Robinson

    Rebecca B Ebiama Robinson

    March 5, 2019 at 10:17 pm

    God dey bless u but u dey return the blessing

  10. Vivian Ijeoma

    Vivian Ijeoma

    March 5, 2019 at 10:23 pm

    You like poverty too much madam!

  11. Celine Moneke

    Celine Moneke

    March 5, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    You ‘re returning all that money In a wrong country

  12. Abimbola Moyegun Ajayi

    Abimbola Moyegun Ajayi

    March 5, 2019 at 10:38 pm

    Big mumu u b and seems she loves poverty, if I where I daughter I swear won’t forgive her not once not twice 4 ha ha haba madam

  13. Cherry Betty

    Cherry Betty

    March 5, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    Next one, pay urself

  14. Blessing Atari

    Blessing Atari

    March 6, 2019 at 12:44 am

    😂😂😂😂😂 ambassador of lost and found

  15. Zainab Olabisi Abake

    Zainab Olabisi Abake

    March 6, 2019 at 2:39 am

    God will reward you

  16. Uzochi Onyerionwu

    Uzochi Onyerionwu

    March 6, 2019 at 5:23 am

    You did it for God and a good name is better than silver and gold. The world is an evil place, Satan will not allow them remember or reward else others start emulating you.

    Keep calm, God is coming to reward you on this earth soon.

  17. Doloro Dimoko

    Doloro Dimoko

    March 6, 2019 at 5:43 am

    But why do people go to the airport with such amounts? It must be fear that’s making her return such monies and she thought she would be rewarded. Keep the next amount you find my sister.

  18. Adetomi Alao

    Adetomi Alao

    March 6, 2019 at 5:49 am

    I don’t say u shouldn’t return d money bk o. But nxt time alway pick atleast like 3 millions. That one alone u can use it to compensate urself…..haaba. pls cal me nxt time. I will help u

  19. Enenu Faith

    Enenu Faith

    March 6, 2019 at 6:56 am

    Stop returning the money
    I don’t like what I hate 😀

  20. Omoyemwen Ronke Idele-Fole

    Omoyemwen Ronke Idele-Fole

    March 6, 2019 at 7:10 am

    You are not smart

  21. Theresa Maume Honore

    Theresa Maume Honore

    March 6, 2019 at 7:46 am

    It’s well

  22. Peace Timi-Odiase

    Peace Timi-Odiase

    March 6, 2019 at 8:17 am

    If there is one thing I hate is poverty… God just put your blessing where you are working you use your hand and reject it. It is called work chop.

    • DJ-Irawo Drummer

      DJ-Irawo Drummer

      March 6, 2019 at 10:34 am

      No, that is thieving. She did the right thing.

      It is just unfortunate that she is not yet rich.

    • Flourish Mario

      Flourish Mario

      March 7, 2019 at 12:45 am

      Peace Timi-Odiase you won’t kill me…😀😀😀

  23. Dos Santos Mba

    Dos Santos Mba

    March 6, 2019 at 8:26 am

    You have got so many paychecks for being poor and you have returned them and now you wanna be an ambassador?

  24. Ekoja Elizabeth Igbe

    Ekoja Elizabeth Igbe

    March 6, 2019 at 8:37 am

    GOD bless you ma.

  25. Emem Cordelia Akpan

    Emem Cordelia Akpan

    March 6, 2019 at 8:50 am

    Shey na only airport people the forget their money?

    • DJ-Irawo Drummer

      DJ-Irawo Drummer

      March 6, 2019 at 10:33 am

      That is where she works and found these monies.

    • Flourish Mario

      Flourish Mario

      March 7, 2019 at 12:47 am

      Don’t worry they will soon forget in the market…yeye😁😁😁

    • Flourish Mario

      Flourish Mario

      March 7, 2019 at 7:24 am

      Emem Cordelia Akpan Or they should come and forget in front of your door???🤣🤣🤣😂🤣

  26. Chidimma Vincent Obikaonu

    Chidimma Vincent Obikaonu

    March 6, 2019 at 9:00 am

    U are Ambassador 4 God, mama God is watching u,He will surely reward u more than any man can do,MY God will surely bless u and ur family.

  27. Oleka Nkechi

    Oleka Nkechi

    March 6, 2019 at 10:47 am

    Stop Complaining
    GOD will reward you

  28. Lilian Achilihu Nwosu

    Lilian Achilihu Nwosu

    March 6, 2019 at 10:58 am

    Truth be told. The money you returned have been used by the officer you gave it to. God make me jam this kind of money ooo

  29. Victoreen Metchi

    Victoreen Metchi

    March 6, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Lmao..ambassador for finding lost money😂😂😂 pls tell me the particular place u work I want to apply there Cuz am beginning to hate what I dont like😕😕😕

  30. Gift Onaghise James

    Gift Onaghise James

    March 6, 2019 at 11:21 am

    Na true … Buh were u doing it 4 dem or 4 God and humanity

  31. Rita Chioma Okoye-Obinze

    Rita Chioma Okoye-Obinze

    March 6, 2019 at 11:23 am

    Keep returning ma,ur reward is in heaven

  32. Pattrecia Paul

    Pattrecia Paul

    March 6, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    Continue returning u ear

  33. Hafsat Aliyu

    Hafsat Aliyu

    March 6, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Mama ur reward is in heaven.no one will ever reward or recognise ur efforts,u found it coz it was an opportunity for u n it knocks only once plz if u dnt want to be rich by chance mama e be like say poverty never do u n ur family justice nxt time just call me or rather i will send my account so u transfer it.

  34. Rita Torkyon - Vitalis

    Rita Torkyon - Vitalis

    March 6, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    Stop returning money, you are a Nigerian so, think and act like one Mama.

  35. Princess Beminice

    Princess Beminice

    March 6, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    You choose to remain in poverty Madam
    Your angel came 4times u rejected him so the opportunity may not arise again that is why u have been forgotten. Sorry

  36. Recheal Olamide Olanrewaju

    Recheal Olamide Olanrewaju

    March 6, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    Good Samaritan

  37. Franca Okereke

    Franca Okereke

    March 6, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    1 Corinthians 1:27 New International Version (NIV)
    27 But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.
    Don’t worry Ma, our God is still doing good, he will do what makes him God in ur life Amen.

  38. Elizy Elijah Gift

    Elizy Elijah Gift

    March 6, 2019 at 5:33 pm

    In Nigeria u want to be address very well ma’am, u are yet to understand the kind of country u find yourself pls in case of next time call me
    0905536….. 87

  39. Abioye Oluwatosin

    Abioye Oluwatosin

    March 6, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    Is she saying anybody who does good should be made an ambassador.if u know u r doing good for recognition and not from your heart,God can never bless you. He doesn’t bless hypocrites. try returning 200k genuinely and not for any hidden agenda and see if God will not bless u abundantly

  40. Enow Etenneng

    Enow Etenneng

    March 6, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Ma God never sleep. He is watchx u

  41. Faith Olaide

    Faith Olaide

    March 6, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    Lemme come and be going 😁😁😁

  42. Unuavworho Vware Ezekudo

    Unuavworho Vware Ezekudo

    March 6, 2019 at 11:03 pm

    Keep returning,God will remember you one day

  43. Pretty Annabel

    Pretty Annabel

    March 6, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    This woman Story remind of a story my mother shared with me.abt a white man who had a faithful housekeeper,he gave him a bag to help him keep dat wen he returns from is trip is going to get it.but d white man left any never came BK for abt 7yrs.wen he return he still finds dat gateman St dat same position he left.and he said africans we always remain poor and he ask d man to give him BK d bag,he found d exalt dollars he had kept in d Bag.and he took is money n left and sack d man

  44. Amarachi Isiomah

    Amarachi Isiomah

    March 7, 2019 at 6:06 am

    You are Mad, so you don’t know what to do with Money? God dey bless u but u dey return the blessing.

  45. Ese Bravo

    Ese Bravo

    March 7, 2019 at 8:23 am

    In country like Nigeria? Are you not suppose to grab every opportunity that comes your way.😅😅😅

  46. Mary Ojieh

    Mary Ojieh

    March 8, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Sorry for your loss

  47. Kinagbara Darius Kinagbara

    Kinagbara Darius Kinagbara

    March 9, 2019 at 4:56 am

    Madam, am speechless

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