POS Operator Gets N500,000 For Returning N10m Mistakenly Transferred To Him


A Kano based Point of Sales operator, Mohammed Sani Abdulrahman, Thursday received a gift of half a million Naira from a customer, who wrongly transferred N10,000,000 instead of N10,000 to his business account.

The gift was an appreciation by the customer and rightful owner of the money, who happened to be a businessman at Dawanau Grain Market in Kano Metropolis.

A statement signed by Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the police spokesman in Kano, recalled that the POS operator had on 21/12/2023 reported to the Bompai Police headquarters of the Command about the wrongful transfer that was made to his account.

The police statement explained that after three months of investigation, they were able to identify the owner of the excess money.

“After a painstaking investigation and being satisfied with proof of ownership, the money, the excess sum of Nine Million, Nine Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira (N9,990,000) was returned to the owner’s same account.

“The owner admired the gesture, of which out of joy and with pleasure, he gave the POS operator a cash gift of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000:00)” said the statement.

Kano State Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Usaini Gumel lauded the POS operator for his honesty and good conduct as well as praised the officers from the State CID for their honesty, integrity and professionalism.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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