Meanwhile, Daniel Joshua, a Taraba state-born 31-year-old, former N-Power graduate employee says his sound Christian moral upbringing compelled him to refund the N60,000 paid into his account, after he quit the scheme in April.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday July 1, tweeted and praised Joshua’s rare display of integrity, which he said was worthy of emulation by Nigerian youths.
Joshua now works for the Central Bank of Nigeria in Benin. He is from Lissem in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.
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He told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday: “My Christian moral upbringing helped me to do the right thing.
“As a matter of fact my pastor once told me that whatever weakens the conscience weakens the authority. Moreover because i have always tried to avoid anything that will weaken my conscience, taking such decision to refund the money was not a problem.
“As a matter of fact i didn’t have any money in my account at the time, the orientation from my bosses in my new employment about transparency, integrity and accountability also helped me quickly decide on the right path to take in the matter,’’ he said.
Furthermore Joshua, who married in 2015 and now has a child, said some family members and friends tried to persuade him to keep the money.