Pure water seller who gave his sales to prisoners in traffic receives over GHC4,500 from Strangers

Pure water seller who gave his sales to prisoners in traffic receives over GHC4,500 from Strangers

  • The kind gesture of a bottled water hawker has not only made him an internet sensation but has attracted financial gifts from people
  • The young man student's account was said to have been flagged after it hit over N300k in money received
  • In a recent interview, the viral bottled water hawker said there was actually no inspiration behind his gesture to the prisoners

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Good deeds often do not go unrewarded and a hawker's kind deed to prisoners have made him richer in thousands in hours.

The young man became an internet sensation after he was spotted sharing his personal money to prisoners in a correctional service vehicle in Ajah, Lagos.

Joy as kind traffic hawker who shared his money to prisoners in Lagos receive over N300k credit alert
He said there was no inspiration behind his action Photo Credit: @rockyemmyphotography, @saintavenue_ent1
Source: Instagram

A recent update about the hawker by @rockyemmyphotography on Instagram indicates that his student account has been flagged as he received well over N300k in financial donations.

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''I can’t put a figure to how much we have raised yet cos i guess his account was flagged at about 1pm today immediately he hit 317k cos its a student account,'' a statement on the Instagram page reads.

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The reason behind the hawker's kind gesture

In a recent interview, the bottled water hawker stated that there was no inspiration behind his kind act to the prisoners.

Admitting that he wasn't well to do, the young man said he took pity on the prisoners as unlike him, they do not have freedom and as such could not enjoy ordinary things like moving about freely.

He explained that he had started off with one of the prisoners by giving the person N100 but eventually shared the same denomination with other prisoners who cried out for theirs.

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Watch the video of his interview below:

Social media reacts

@pearl__toolz stated:

"I got tears in my eyes! so selfless This type of love is the love that Christ asked us to show, we don’t have to have much before we show love to one another, sharing goes a long way."

@collinsfesty wrote:

"Pls get his account number and Instagram handle. He needs to be elevated to elevate others. We need people like him in our modern day society."

@mizabey stated:

"A lot of things to be grateful for without thinking deep He said it all. Actually cried. May God be with us all."

@spordosky1 opined:

"This guy’s life really needs to change for good. I have done my little part. I wish someone can just transform his life . His heart is golden and filled with love."

@rebeccauzomab thought:

"A kind and generous heart. We need more good people in this world. God bless you more. This will mark the beginning of greater accomplishments in your life young man. I'm impressed kudos."

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Kind man blesses pregnant hawker with GHC1,500

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a kind man had gifted a pregnant hawker GHC1,500 and directed her never to hawk again.

The kind man, a comedian by the name, Lord Zeus, had accosted the woman hawking and sought to patronise her.

He started up a conversation with the lady and was moved by her story. A video shared on the comedian's Facebook page showed him giving her GHC1,500.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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