Emmanuel Tolue: President George Weah Awards Okada Rider Attacked for Returning $50,000 he Found to the Owner

Emmanuel Tolue: President George Weah Awards Okada Rider Attacked for Returning $50,000 he Found to the Owner

  • Liberia' President, George Weah has rewarded Emmanuel Tolue for returning a huge sum of money he found
  • Tolue met up with the president in Monrovia and received a cash price along with an academic school
  • A promise has also been made by the president to bestow one of Liberia's highest honour, the order of distinction, on Emmanuel

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that an 18-year-old man called Emmanuel Tolue was made fun of by his community after returning a $50,000 (Ghc303,309) he found to its rightful owner.

A recent publication by BBC has however reported that Liberia's President George Weah upon hearing the selfless act of the young man has decided to honour him.

According to the report, President Weah met up with Emmanuel at a ceremony in the capital of the country with a cash price and an educational scholarship.

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President George Weah meets and awards Emmanuel Tolue for his kind act
President George Weah, Emmanuel Tolue Photo credit: @RUFORUM Secretariat/Flickr
Source: UGC

The president also promised to reward the kind young man with one of Liberia's highest honour, the order of distinction for his honesty, BBC reported.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a kind young man by the name, Emmanuel Tuloe chose to return a sum of Ghc303,309 (£37,000) he found on a highway.

The report shared that Emmanuel came across the money wrapped in a plastic bag and picked it up.

The young man called the owner of the money and informed her he has the money.

As a reward, the kind Okada rider was presented with a sum of Ghc9,115 ($,1500) by the owner. Emmanuel has since become a national hero, BBC reported.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh also reported that a man, Mallam Tulu, has been praised online for his honesty in returning the sum of Ghc7,381 passengers forgot in his tricycle.

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Taking to Facebook, a man called Bello Lukman, said that the money was left in his tricycle on Saturday, October 16, in Jos.

The man had picked the passengers who were going to buy some cows. When they alighted, they forgot to pick their money bag.

A female passenger who boarded the keke afterwards pointed the attention of the man to it. On checking the bag, he found out it contained a huge sum of money.

Source: Yen News

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