Nigerian Lady Changes The Life of Ice Cream Seller, Gifts Him N200k Cash, Man Jubilates in Heartwarming Video

Nigerian Lady Changes The Life of Ice Cream Seller, Gifts Him N200k Cash, Man Jubilates in Heartwarming Video

  • A Nigerian man who sells ice cream in stadiums and during sporting events has been gifted the sum of N200k by kind Nigerians
  • The process of generating the money was initiated by one Joy Ondeku who first brought the hardworking man to the limelight
  • According to a video seen on Instagram by, the money given to the man was collectively donated by Nigerians on social media

The sum of N200k has reached the hands of a Nigerian man who was seen hawking ice cream in public.

According to a heartwarming video seen on Instagram, the man received the gift from kindness crusader, Joy Ondeku, who first brought him to the limelight.

Photos of Joy Ondeku and Nigerian ice cream hawker.
It was a moment of celebration for the man who is said to have hawked in YABATECH and UNILAG. Photo credit: @iam.ahuoiza.
Source: Instagram

Longstanding ice cream hawker rewarded

The N200k gifted to the man by Joy was collectively donated by kind Nigerians on Instagram as a way of appreciating his hard work.

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Although, could not immediately confirm where the man hawks his ice cream, some comments on the video suggest that he plies his trade in UNILAG.

Other comments also suggest that the man has been in the business for at least 20 years with one testifier saying he knew the man while in secondary school.

Happiness unlimited

The moment the cash hit his hands, the appreciative man went into wild jubilation in the video. The people in the sports arena also joined to celebrate with him.

Watch the video below:

Instagram users react

@yinkaerinle said:

"This guy has been there since I was in secondary school and we used Unilag for inter-house sports that's like 20yrs now. Chai. God bless you. He deserves it."

@dara29perfumes commented:

"Awwwww thanks soo much. I know this man paaaa!!! Chaiii I am soo happy!!! He has been selling ever since I was really young!!! I can just imagine his happiness."

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@dchcakes said:

"This man has always come to sell in Yabatech everyday, I still saw him in unilag last week. God bless you."

American rapper, 6ix9ine gifts family the sum of N20 million

In a related story, reported that a rapper, 6ix9ine, gifted a family the sum of N20 million.

6ix9ine said he was on his way to the airport and noticed the living condition of the family. He decided to give them the sum of N20m ($50k).

His act of kindness clearly swept the family off their feet as the man and his wife broke down in tears of joy, hugging their kids.


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