Honest airport taxi driver finds R36k and returns it to its owner

Honest airport taxi driver finds R36k and returns it to its owner

- A cab driver has returned R36 000 and an international passport to a passenger who forgot it in his car

- According to report, the driver, Olayinka Adeniyi, stated that he found an envelope on his back seat after dropping off a passenger on July 29

- Adeniyi checked the content and recognised they were valuables and immediately worked to get it back to the rightful owner

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There are still good people out there. A lucky passenger in the name of Dele Ayeni recently benefited from the honesty of a cab driver, Olayinka Adeniyi at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Ayeni who touched down in Lagos from Cairo, boarded Olayinka's vehicle and headed for his home in Ikorodu. After dropping him off, Olayinka went back to the airport and upon arriving, discovered an envelope sitting on the back seat.

Briefly.co.za learnt that apon inspection, Olayinka found an international passport and R36 000. He immediately reported to the officer-on-duty at the airport’s arrival car park and was instructed to drop the parcel at the work office.

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Honest Lagos driver returns N888,000 to passenger

Olayinka returned the items including N888,000 back to the passenger (photo: Instagram)
Source: UGC

An honest Olayinka was reported to have said that he couldn't have taken the money because he didn't want to be the cause of a man and his family's sorrow.

As a result of his honesty, the passenger, Ayeni, who later discovered that he had lost his valuables, attempted to trace them and met a surprise when they returned his belongings to him.

Ayeni said immediately he approached and complained to one of the drivers on duty, he was informed that the driver had found the envelope and was taking it to his house.

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Happy to have met such people back home, he thanked ACHAN for their support and agreed on the importance of people using secure cab services.

“This is a living testimony that Nigeria has hope. We are not all bad people. I have started campaigning to people via social media to always patronise airport registered cabs. I want to thank ACHAN for having this type of arrangement in Nigerian airports. It is wonderful,” Ayeni said.

Here are some reactions to the act of Olayinka below:

Honest Lagos driver returns N888,000 to passenger

Comments (Photo: Instagram)
Source: Instagram

Indeed, honesty is a great quality. A Nigerian male corps member recently alerted NYSC after receiving double allowance in a month.

The young man named Muhammad Abubakar shared screenshots of his bank alerts on his Twitter page.

Many Nigerians have praised Muhammad for being an 'agent of change'.

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