- 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
Good deeds often do not go unrewarded and a hawker's kind deed to prisoners have made him richer in thousands in hours.
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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A statement on the aforementioned page read in part:
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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."
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.
Watch the video of his interview below:
Social media reacts
"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."
"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."
"A lot of things to be grateful for without thinking deep He said it all. Actually cried. May God be with us all."
"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."
"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."
Kind man blesses pregnant hawker with N100k
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a kind Nigerian man had gifted a pregnant hawker N100k and directed her never to hawk again.
The kind man, a Nigerian 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 N100K.