This Hawker Has Gone Viral For Giving Money To Prisoners In Lagos Traffic

A Nigerian hawker has been praised for giving money to prison inmates who were stuck in traffic in a transit van in Lagos.

“I have suffered… if I see people suffering I always feel for them. Even when I cannot take good care of myself,” Ekuma Jeremiah tells Punch newspaper.

A clip of him giving money to the prisoners, and talking about why he wanted to give them money, has been viewed more than 100,000 times.

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One commenter says: “You’ve sown a seed of love and compassion”.

Watch the video on Facebook.


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