Young Man Sues Bank Over Failed Ghc649 Transaction, Wins Ghc3,608, Many React

Young Man Sues Bank Over Failed Ghc649 Transaction, Wins Ghc3,608, Many React

  • A man identified as Omogiade Mega Gideon has narrated how he took a bank to court over a failed Ghc649 POS transaction
  • Gideon said he was eventually given Ghc3,608 by the bank and an apology letter as they settled for an out-of-court settlement
  • The young man went on to advise netizens having issues with their respective bank on how to go about it

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A man, Omogiade Mega Gideon, has advised netizens on how to resolve issues with their banks as he revealed that he got Ghc3,608 from his after suing them.

Gideon's statement was in response to a lady who lamented on Twitter about how Ghc26,458 was withdrawn from her account without her knowledge.

Man wins bank in court, Nigerian man wins N150k against bank in court, failed N27k POS transaction
He won N150k. Photo Credit: Mirel Kipioro, Twitter/@MegaGideon
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In a tweet, Gideon said he had sued his bank over Ghc649 failed POS transaction and refused their pleas.

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He said they had an out-of-court settlement owing to an appeal from the magistrate and this saw him receive Ghc3,608 from the bank and an apology letter.

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"I took @UBAGroup to court over Ghc649 failed POS transaction, they begged I no gree. Magistrate had to beg that we opt for settlement, the branch paid Ghc3,608 and gave an apology letter. Find time and a closest branch to you, file for claim and within 6m-1year, they’ll hear word," he wrote.

When further pressed with questions by netizens, he advised:

"Get a lawyer, discuss legal fees.
"Have proofs you’ve tried all necessary available means to get a refund but failed.
"Your counsel will write to the bank, copy necessary 3rd party(ies) involved in the transaction. If they fail to resolve, file a claim, see them in court."

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See his tweet below:

Social media reactions

@iamotistemitope said:

"Really happy hearing This that you won the case eventually.. please bro you need to do a thread on this to help lots of people in this situation. Please do a thread about the due process u took, so people can start their process too to sue banks for their misconduct."

@Ifeoluebby said:

"The process is not as difficult as you think. Just follow what he wrote or consult a lawyer. The process is very reliable compared to waiting for the yeye banks to clean there sh*it."

@tintinaliza said:

"@UBAGroup is still owing me 25k from a failed pos transaction since last year 15th November I went back and forth with the bank and they kept insisting the money left the bank already. The recipient never got the money. 25k hanging in the air for 10months now!!!"

@bentejnr said:

"Please how can we go about it ? My elder sister's account was freezed with plenty of money and at first they deducted 30k for no reason and when we complained they freezed the account completely... we have followed all the route available but no result."

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Many React as Young man Takes his Mother to Court over Properties of his late Father

Meanwhile, previously reported that a netizen managed to get many talking on social media as he opens up about what his own friend did.

In a post on Twitter, @OnyedikaAnambra shared that the father of his childhood friend passed and left properties for the family. His friend however decided to take his own mother to court over the properties.

"I Just heard that a childhood friend has dragged his mum to court over his late father’s property. The Efulefu claiming Right of ownership when the mother is still alive. Make we no born nonsense for this life."

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