- During the strike by transport operators on December 6, a man was spotted carrying his daughter to school
- The picture went viral on social media and a group of benevolent people have decided to buy him a brand new car
- The strike action was undertaken to compel the government to reduce the cost of fuel which has hiked in recent weeks
A man whose full name is yet to be identified was spotted on Monday, December 6, walking briskly in an attempt to get his child to school on foot.
How it started
He had to settle for this option because of the strike action that was undertaken by the Ghana Public Road Transport Union (GPRTU) in order for the government to reduce the hike in fuel prices.
A photo of the man was taken and it ended up going viral on social media as many people admired his resilience and hard work.
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His life changed
It has emerged that a group has decided to purchase a brand new car for the hardworking man to aid in his movement from place to place.
Kenneth Awotwe Darko, a multimedia journalist announced this on his Twitter handle, @TheKennethDarko, to the amazement of many.
"Y’all remember this man who has become the poster boy for yesterday’s drivers’ protest as he carried his little girl to school? Well, today a group wants to buy him a CAR. Kindly RT to help us locate him," he said.
Man gave schoolboy N100k
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young boy, whose story of bravery went viral weeks ago as a kind Samaritan, Ibrahim Sanyi-Sanyi, said he would like to donate to him, is in the news again.
In a post by Ibrahim on Saturday, September 18, the Nigerian man revealed that the said student, called Mallam M, has been found.
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He stated that the boy is an SS1 student of Government Arabic Secondary School, Kura and he journeys from his village to school every day.
The good Samaritan, therefore, added that he will be making a donation of N100,000, a school bag, and other school materials to the young boy.