'Pragya' Driver Returns GHC7k Passengers Forgot in His Tricycle, They Give Him GHC70 As Reward, Many React

'Pragya' Driver Returns GHC7k Passengers Forgot in His Tricycle, They Give Him GHC70 As Reward, Many React

  • A 'pragya' driver, Mallam Tulu, in Jos has done an honest thing by returning the bag of money his passengers left in his tricycle
  • As soon as Tulu realised they had forgotten the sum of N500,000 (almost GHC7400) he went back to where he dropped them off
  • Many people who read his story on Facebook said that he is really a rare person out of many dishonest ones out there

You can make YEN.com.gh an Online Media Company of the year! Vote for us at National Communication Award 2021!

A Nigerian man, Mallam Tulu, has been praised online for his honesty in returning the sum of N500,000 passengers forgot in his tricycle.

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

The passengers gave him N5,000.
The man restored peace of mind to the passengers who forgot the money. Photo source: Bello Lukman
Source: Facebook

He returned it immediately

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

Read also

Okada Rider Who Returned GHc300K He Found on the Road to Meet President

Enjoy reading our stories? Join YEN.com.gh's Telegram channel for more!

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.

GHC70 reward for honesty

Without thinking twice, the man went back to where he dropped the passenger and returned the bag. As a way to show him appreciation, they gave Tulu over GHC70

Read the full post below:

At the time of writing this report, the post has gathered over 130 comments from Nigerians. Below are some of the reactions:

Ukasha Saleh said:

"I really appreciate wlh may Allah bless him we really like those people in the world."

Connectngbro Rotciv Connect said:

"He have just sold his breakthrough with 5,000."

Iliyasu Jibril said:

"I personally know him as a good man of a good character, may almighty Allah bless him for that."

Read also

6 years after relocating to US, lady becomes citizen, says she's looking for good job

Sani John Itsegok said:

"This is a great thing for Jos people, may the good LORD bless him in abundance.so good to know."

Another man returned money sent to his account

Meanwhile, It was earlier reported that a young Nigerian man, Julius Eze, showed people the true meaning of honesty.

Between Friday night, July 9, and Saturday morning, July 10, when banks are closed, he received N2.5m in three batches. The first credit alert was the sum of N500,000.

Just when he was thinking about the surprise money, he got N1m the morning after. Eze was not out of the dumbfoundedness yet when another N1m came in.

Taking to Facebook on Sunday, July 11, the man shared a screenshot of the alerts' SMS as they came in. In the post, he promised to go to the bank on Monday, July 12, and transfer the money to its owner.

Our manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in

Source: YEN.com.gh

Jeffrey Owusu-Mensah avatar

Jeffrey Owusu-Mensah (HOD Entertainment) Jeffrey is the Head of Entertainment Desk and a graduate of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) with over 10 years of experience in journalism. He started as a reporter with Ghana News Agency (GNA) after school. He joined Primnewsghana.com in 2016 as an editor. He moved to YEN.com.gh in 2017 as an editor and has risen to his current position. You can contact him via e-mail: j.owusu-mensah@yen.com.gh

Aba Afful avatar

Aba Afful (Copyeditor) Maame Aba serves as a copy editor at YEN.com.gh. She naturally enjoys working with words and has an eye for quality content. She has a keen interest in cyberspace and wants to see YEN.com.gh produce more impactful, thought-provoking, and error-free content. Aba has five years of experience as a content writer, blogger, author, and proofreader. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2017. She joined the team in 2021.

Online view pixel