- A young student of the University of Ibadan (UI), James C Okpara, got kindness from a stranger who gave him N50,000
- James' blessings came a few days after he used his N25,000 January salary to solve other people's needs
- The UI student said he is grateful for how God came through for him at a time he really needed to pay his school fees
A young Nigerian man, James C. Opara, has gone online to write about the goodness of God in his life after a stranger blessed him with N50,000.
In a LinkedIn post on Tuesday, February 8, the man said earlier in the month, he gave out his whole N25,000 salary despite being a student and had school fees to pay.
I have faith in God
A part of the money was used to settle his mother’s debt. When he made that move, James’ mother was worried that he was doing a lot as a student who needed the money.
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When the mother showed her concern, James said:
“…I told her I have faith in God and that He’s going to provide.”
Givers never lack
The man stated not only did He provide, but his money was also doubled a few days later. The student revealed that he decided to share his story as a way to encourage people that God always works.
Speaking to Legit.ng, on how he feels if he gives out and nothing comes back to him, he said:
"Actually, I don't give out to people hoping to get something in return. I gave cheerfully and God blesses me in ways I may not even see."
Many people took to his comment section to celebrate with him.
Below are some of the reactions:
Kelvin Ikechukwu Eke said:
"God still works wonders."
Joseph Adamu-Alamba said:
"It takes great faith to sow into others’ lives and you reaped double! There are some who will read this as a justification for begging..."
Shadé Ladipo said:
"Send me your account details via DM James C. Opara let me add 10k to that. Thank you for sharing."
Ooshinowo Christiana said:
"This is really a reward for your kindness. So don't stop giving out."
Chioma C. said:
"I bless Jesus Christ for your testimony! I also have similar testimonies and your post has encouraged me to share them someday soon."
Kind man paid two kids' school fees
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a kind Nigerian man, Michael Showunmi, put smiles on many people’s faces by solving their financial issues.
The man who is physically challenged paid the school fees of two students, Oyeyinka David, and Badmus Rodiat.
He said David who is in basic 5 and Rodiat in JSS 1 are among the brilliant students in their classes.
Showunmi revealed that when the school called David's mum and told her the debt has been cleared, the woman rejoiced.