A highschool teacher in Kogi state, Mrs Abu Queen Ejura, has melted hearts after she was overpaid by N130,000 and she returned the money back to her employers. The woman excecise this patriotic gesture despite the backlog of salaries being owed by the state government.
Director General (Media and Publicity) at Governor’s Office, Kogi State Government, Kingsley Fanwo shared the story and said:
Honesty. This is the Kogi spirit. Our civil service is not all about fraud. We have honest and reliable civil servants.
Abu Queen Ejura is a teacher with a secondary school in Idah. She was overpaid to the tune of 130,000 naira. Ejura withdrew what is legitimately hers and wrote to the screening committee to report the overpayment.