A 19-year-old SS2 student, Omolabake Samson who displayed an act of bravery and honesty by returning a lost purse which contained N18,000 to FCMB Sagamu Branch in Ogun state, she has been heavily rewarded for her honesty with a cheque of N200,000 by the bank.
Destiny smiled on her because that same day, the Bank South West Zonal Director, Mr Babatunde Onadeko was around for inspection at the branch.
He was dazzled by the action of the girl and decided to make her known by asking the Branch Manager to write a letter of commendation for the girl and the letter should be taken to her school the following day to serve as a role model.
Comrade Lasisi Akeem the State Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools was around with the State Secretary, Comrade Banjo Joseph Adegbenga to grace the occasion.
The Head Corporate Affairs of FCMB, Mr. Diran Olojo, Group Head (Corporate Affairs) FCMB who did the presentation of a dummy cheque of Two Hundred Thousand Naira to the girl stated emphatically that it is rare to still find such a trustworthy girl in our society. He said anyone that take anything that doesn’t belong to him is called a thief. He further gave the girl a personal cheque to the girl.
Mr Babatunde Onadeko, Zonal Head (South-West2), FCMB, narrated the whole event to the students and the people that were present on May 19th at the Banking Hall.
She returned 18,000 Naira but has gotten more than that. Till now, people are still blessing this unique girl.