2023 Hajj: Kano Governor rewards casual staff for returning missing $16,000

  • Set to honour tricyclist who returned missing N16m to its owner

Kano State Governor, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf has offered a Permanent and Pensionable appointment to a casual staff of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Dayyabu Haladu (aka) Dan Gezawa who returned missing sixteen thousand dollars during the last Hajj operation in Kano.

In addition to the employment, the Governor has also offered a special gift of a million and an automatic slot for the forthcoming Hajj exercise.

Disclosing while receiving the Report of the Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board for the 2023 Hajj operation, Governor Yusuf expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the casual staff for displaying the act of self-contentment.
He said such character displayed by Dayyabu is an excellent character worthy of emulation by all and sundry.

“As a casual staff whose allowance is nothing to take home about, this gentleman managed to return the lost money worth over 15 million. It shows how this person has a fear of Allah and he deserved to be celebrated” the governor stressed.

He then called on the good people of Kano to maintain the hard-earned reputation of the state by showcasing the good virtues of trustworthiness, self-discipline, and contentment so that they can live a happy life.

In his response beneficiary, Dayyabu Haladu (Dan Gezawa), revealed that he has returned the lost money to the authority of the state Pilgrims Welfare Board for the fear of Allah, knowing well that it is not proper to use what does not belong to him despite current economic status.

He then expressed gratitude to the state Governor for the gesture extended to him, saying that it was the most joyful moment of his life.

Meanwhile, Governor Yusuf has promised that the famous tricyclist Auwalu Salisu who returned the missing N16m will soon be honoured by the state government.
The Governor said pointers have been indicating significant improvement in showing the extreme level of trustworthiness by the good people of Kano, which by extension is projecting the good image of the state.

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