81-year-old man who rejected $6 million bribe gets rewarded

81-year-old man who rejected $6 million bribe gets rewarded

- A Nigerian man, Dr Olufemi Lalude, made headlines many years ago after rejecting $6 million

- Lalude was the first managing director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company

- The 81-year-old man has been honoured by the Akinjide Adeosun Foundation

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There are rewards for integrity and Dr Olufemi Lalude has been rewarded for being a man of integrity.

Recall that the first managing director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) rejected $6 million bribe that an organisation offered him.

On Wednesday, September 9, Lalude was honoured by the Akinjide Adeosun Foundation (AAF), Yabaleft reports.

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YEN.com.gh gathers that the foundation conferred on Lalude its 2020 Leadership Award during the AAF 5th annual colloquium

The foundation said the recognition of Lalude was in line with its core mandate, adding that the latter is a man of integrity.

Olufemi Lalude: 81-year-old Nigerian man who rejected $6 million bribe gets rewarded

Olufemi Lalude. Photo credit: Yabaleft, LuciPost
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The 81-year-old man was also praised by the foundation for refusing to be cowed when the organisation that offered him the bribe moved against him.

The population wrote: “Today, Papa at 81 is living a peaceful, joyous and fulfilled contented life. We are celebrating him today. He began his career with integrity as his legacy in mind.

According to the foundation, there are many good people in Nigeria that need to be celebrated so as to change the perception that all Nigerians are bad.

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In other news, Sylvester Ofori, a Ghanaian pastor who resides at Orlando in the United States, has shot his beautiful 27-year-old wife named Barbara Tommey to death.

According to an official report sighted by YEN.com.gh on the verified Twitter handle of Orlando Police, it is indicated that Sylvester Ofori had been arrested.

The incident reportedly happened outside the Navy Federal Credit Union branch where Ofori's wife worked on September 8, 2020.

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