Nigerian Man Honoured For Rejecting $6 million Bribe (Photograph)


Olufemi Lalude


Dr Olufemi Lalude, the primary Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Manufacturing Firm (SNEPCO) who rejected a $6 Million bribe has been honored by the Akinjide Adeosun Basis (AAF).


He was honoured on Wednesday and was conferred with the 2020 Management Award, through the AAF fifth annual colloquium with the theme: “Integrity – A Sine Qua Non to Constructing a Affluent Nation’’.


Talking on the occasion which held just about, Mr Akinjide Adeosun, AAF’s Founder and Chief Govt Officer of St. Rachael’s Pharmaceutical Nigeria Ltd., stated the popularity of Lalude was is in step with the core mandate of the muse.


The core mandate is predicated on the idea that life could be good for everybody if the nation will get management proper in all spheres.


“Integrity is a necessary constructing block to constructing a affluent nation. Truthfulness, honesty, respect for folks, exhausting work and humility are traits of Integrity.

“A few years in the past, our awardee, Papa Olufemi Lalude, the primary managing director of the Shell Nigeria Exploration & manufacturing Firm SNEPCO was supplied a bribe of 6 million {dollars}.

“The organisation that supplied him the bribe moved in opposition to him. Nonetheless, he refused to be cowed and stood his floor.

“He was sued together with his employer however he triumphed. Lalude is a person of integrity, a rarity in our clime dwarfed by corruption and greed.

“Right this moment, Papa at 81 resides a peaceable, joyous and fulfilled contented life.’’


He provides:


“We’re celebrating him right now. He started his profession with integrity as his legacy in thoughts.

“ We’ve got many good folks in Nigeria. We should have fun them to dwarf the dangerous publicity the few dangerous folks is giving our nation.”

In his presentation, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State stated that Nigeria would proceed to seek out it troublesome to develop with out placing buildings in place to strengthen openness, truthfulness and transparency in management.

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