Mechanic Returns N10.8M Mistakenly Transferred to His Account, Gets Celebrated Publicly in Lovely Video

Mechanic Returns N10.8M Mistakenly Transferred to His Account, Gets Celebrated Publicly in Lovely Video

  • A Nigerian mechanic named Timothy has been publicly celebrated for his demonstration of honesty
  • Timothy's account was mistakenly credited with the sum of N10.8 million and he did not hesitate to do what was right
  • His boss was impressed and recommended him to whoever cared to listen that Timothy is a good person

A Nigerian man identified as Timothy returned the sum of N10.8 million that was erroneously transferred to his account.

A contractor, Timothy's boss, who made the transfer by error made this known as he praised the mechanic for his honesty.

Timothy, N10.8m mistakenly transferred
Timothy returned the money willingly. Photo Credit: @HenshawKate
Source: Twitter

Kind mechanic returned N10.8m

The contractor said Timothy reported himself to him over the accidental transfer as he sought to have it returned. He added that the money was for a project and did not know it was sent to the wrong account.

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Giving Timothy a pat on the shoulder, the grateful contractor urged people to patronise the mechanic, saying he is a good man.

Nigerian actress, Kate Henshaw, shared the video via her verified Twitter handle wherein Timothy was publicly commended and she prayed for him never to lack favour, have long life and enjoy peace.

People on the scene hailed Timothy, with some giving him a handshake.

Watch the video below:

Social media reactions

@Atuma_N_Prince said:

"Peace of mind is important, am happy he did return the money.
"God will bless him beyond his expectations."

@EzinwaJohnlouis said:

"Last week Tuesday some one transferred #1,581,500 into my account domiciled with Access Bank. When my attention was called I said yes I got the alert and immediately they sent me their details I transferred back the money. The man called and thanked me."

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@VitalNigeria said:

"I go first use 800k for Uber than stop at any good restaurant chop like 2m , I believe the Oga house go far small , I need to lodge with 5m and use 3m for security, I go tell the Oga my story, I believe eh go touch am! Him fit tell me make I wire my aza make him run another one ,What a smart leave."

@okeyinfuajayi said:

"I have been in a situation before where I over transferred money to a vendor. I did not get it back, and the original work that was commissioned was done very poorly. I applaud his honesty. It is rare."

Nigerian man bags award for returning dollars mistakenly sent to his account

Meanwhile, previously reported that a Nigerian man who returned dollars mistakenly sent to his account had bagged an award.

According to the man in a Facebook post, the money was erroneously paid into his account by a company he was working for.

He said what he did was a normal thing but our society had become so rotten that such an honest act is frowned upon. Olasupo’s act caught the attention of the Gani Fawehinmi Integrity Awards and he was given a plaque.


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