Man Gets N20k Reward from Old Friend who he 'lapped' in the Bus to School for 6 Years, Nigerians React

Man Gets N20k Reward from Old Friend who he 'lapped' in the Bus to School for 6 Years, Nigerians React

- A Nigerian man, Nwoke Agulu, has been rewarded by his secondary school mate for how he always helped him to school

- The old friend sent him N20,000 as his token of appreciation for making his life a bit easier many years ago

- Many people said the man was really a friend indeed to have remembered a good act done years ago

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A Nigerian man identified as Nwoke Agulu took to Twitter on Monday, March 22, to share how he got rewarded by his old schoolmate in secondary school.

Nwoke said when the friend sent him N20,000 and he asked him what for, the schoolmate revealed that it was a reward for all the times he 'lapped' him on the bus to and fro school for six years.

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Many people have since engaged the man's tweet, saying his school friend is a person that appreciates helpers.

There were those who prayed for the man for his thoughtfulness, asking God to bless his thankful heart.

See the man's post below: compiled some of the reactions to the tweet below:

@CHIfreedom said:

"God bless him. Friends like him are rare. Appreciation is golden."

@karis4chibs said:

"Oh dear, how thoughtful of him....God bless your kind heart too."
Nigerian man remembered by his old school mate for lapping him in school bus
People said friends like his are not common. Photo source: @OkeyeCardinal
Source: Twitter

@thaddaeusdozie said:

"And mine bought me my first phone in 2005, reminding me that I once gave him a pair of trouser in 2001 while in secondary school."

@WorldFamousLuca said:

"It’s one thing to help people. It’s another for them remember and even appreciate."

@kamsilanky said:

"Good people remembering how they were helped while in striving to get to the top. God bless your good friend."

@oyinmi_tayo said:

"I'm moved to tears. God bless you more. It takes a lot to reminisce and appreciate people in our lives."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian man with the name Tobi Marshal shared a very emotional story that would make anyone shed some tears.

He said when he was in high school and lost his dad, his friend was there for him while his mother struggled to pay his fees.

On days that he could not get food to school, Tobi’s friend always split his food money with him or bought him some meal so he did not go hungry.


Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.


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