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Tabloid News of Wednesday, 3 March 2021


Keke driver returns N2.2m to passenger after he found the money in his tricycle

The photo used to illustrate the story via Legit The photo used to illustrate the story via Legit

A young man got social media talking after returning a huge amount of missing funds belonging to a passenger in his tricycle.

Identified as Guled Ibrahim, he returned the amount of KSh 815k (N2,827,437.35) to a sick woman who misplaced it in his ride.

Legit said that Ibrahim had dropped off a mother and son at a hospital in Jigjija, Ethiopia, where they had gone to seek medical attention.

According to Mustafa Omer, deputy chief of the Somali Regional State in Ethiopia - who shared the story on Facebook, the mother realized later that she did not have the bag that contained the cash.

Having sold her livestock to raise the money for her and the son's medical bills, the devastated woman cried out for hours but later left the hospital, according to

Guled realized later that the woman he dropped off forgot her money in the TukTuk and rushed to the hospital in search of the sick mother.

Mustafa wrote:

"Soon phone calls were made and the mother was found; she was brought to the hospital and the money was returned to her. She cried again: this time in joy."The deputy chief said such an uplifting story showing humanity and decency should be celebrated and rewarded amidst all the negative news.

According to Ethiopians Today, Mustafa invited the two to his office and thanked Guled and his family, adding his actions were a testament to the good name of the region.

The young driver, who reportedly dropped out of university to support his family, said his actions were a result of his good family upbringing.

The government vowed to support Guled complete his education and hopefully be able to create jobs in the future.