There are still kindhearted humans living among us. No matter how bad the world is, it can never run out of kind deeds.
A Nigerian lady recently narrated how she was saved from a major embarrassment by a kindhearted Okada rider.
According to the lady identified as Olashile Abayomi, her skirt tore on her way returning from a popular Lagos market, an Okada man who spotted it alerted her and offered his shirt as a cover despite that it was raining.
She wrote; "So I embarrassed myself today and an Okada man saved me... There are great people in Naija.. #NaijaAllTheWay
As usual I was going about my business of market runs and I wore a skirt as opposed to my usual Jean trousers/joggers
I got to Oyingbo and after buying all I needed, walking briskly in the rain so I can get back to my kitchen on time to start the day's orders
An Okada man stopped beside me and said madam abeg stay where you dey. I was looking at him like "Ogbeni " stay bawo?
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Then he said "your skirt zip don tear for back" I froze
He came close to me and pulled off his shirt, tied it around my waist and I just stood there wondering how many people have seen my yellow bu*t since and didn't tell me
It was raining and this man had only that shirt on, no singlet but he gave me his shirt - I was shocked.. In this Naija where cat calls and groping are almost normal in those markets, so someone can be this kind to a woman?
I asked him why he did that when I finally had the courage to talk, He said - my mind tell me say you be good person and you go do the same for another person.
I am a cry baby so before he knew it I was already crying.. I dropped my shopping bags with Nnamdi my ever faithful Ogbono seeds vendor and water to take the man to a shop to buy him another shirt.
Nnamdi had a shirt he just bought this morning coincidentally and he gave it to Mr Patrick the Okada man.. By this time I was crying uncontrollably
I slipped something into his pocket and I'm sure he will be shocked when he gets home or his park to see what I slipped in.. That was a thank you for being kind gift..
So no matter how wicked and heartless some people are, there are amazing humans in Nigeria..
This, is my story."
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