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Boy gets a cash reward of N340k for finding and returning a missing phone from an event

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A boy by name Philemon Igbokwe has been rewarded  with  a cash price of 340,000 Naira for returning a missing Android phone he found at an event in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.

According to Mr Emma Okah who shared the story on his Facebook page, described what the boy did as a rare feat of honesty which indeed deserves a handsome reward which he got.

Narrating what transpired, he wrote:

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“The boy with me in this photograph is Master Philemon Igbokwe. He is a student of Federal Government College, Rumuokoro, PH, Rivers State. He has no phone, even the cheapest.

Yesterday, I chaired the wedding event of Mr. Victor Emma Woke from Elele Town and his wife Joy from Eleme at Exquisite Event Centre, (Eliozu), G.U. Ake Road, PH.

Philemon demonstrated a rare feat of honesty by picking and returning a new android phone forgotten by its owner in the restroom. The MC announced this at the event and people were excited to see such show of honesty from a young boy in a country riddled with vices.

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I announced a cash reward of N50,000. while Hon Josiah Olu did N50,000 and Co-Chairman Dr John Bosco – $500. By this, Philemon Igbokwe will go home with N340,000 for returning a phone which if sold as a stolen item, would not make N40,000.

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I am proud to Congratulate Philemon and his parents for the example he has shown that there are still young ones with integrity in our country. I pray God to uphold Philemon and his family in greatness, honour and success in life.”




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