Lagos Airport cleaner who returned cash, phones, other items promoted
Mr Abayomi Oluwole, a cleaner at Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA2), in Lagos, has been promoted to the position of Supervisor because of his honesty.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), recalls that Oluwole had on July 30, returned a passenger’s items to the security desk.
Oluwole found a bag containing cash, two cheque books, one international passport, two iPhone 5 handsets and car’s papers, among others and handed them over to security officials at the terminal.
They handed them over to the owner, who was full of praises for his honest conduct.
On Thursday, the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2), honoured Oluwole.
Capt. Jari Williams, the Chief Executive Officer of BASL, presented Oluwole with a Certificate of Commendation, a table fridge and money.
Williams said the gesture was aimed at promoting the culture of truthfulness and uprightness in the work place.
“What the young man has done, without being prompted, is a reflection of what BASL instills in its staff and service providers: that honesty, service delivery and good customer-relation pay”, he said.
According to him, the vision of the terminal operator is to keep to best practices, doing things the right way, and providing top notch services from time to time to satisfy passengers’ needs and expectations.
Williams advised Oluwole to continue the good work, noting that honesty with hard work have rewards.
Mrs Ikeoluwapo Erinoluwa, Head, Human Resource, BASL, said the gesture was to promote the values that Oluwole’s action symbolised and to encourage others to emulate him.
Oluwole is an employee of Spakleen Professional, the concessionaire in charge of MMA2 upkeep. (NAN)