Just N50k – Mechanic who returned N10.8m reveals amount he received as reward
Timothy, the mechanic who returned N10.8 million which was credit to his account revealed that he was rewarded with N50,000.
A pastor known as Chinonso Ndukwe said the young man, who services his car made this known when he met him after his story went viral.
He took to Facebook and disclosed that when he met Timothy in person on Tuesday, the mechanic lamented that he was having health challenges.
Chinonso said the mechanic has been serving him well, and he was impressed after reading about his honest act.
He added that Timothy looked quite ill when he saw him and that the mechanic told him he had a headache. Chinonso expressed displeasure that the owner of the money rewarded Timothy with only N50,000.
Sharing a photo they snapped together, he wrote; “Before going on TV i went to my mechanic to ask him about what I saw all over the Internet yesterday. He has been serving me very well.
So when I read that he returned 10.8 million to one of his customers i was impressed. Today when I saw him he was quite ill . He said he is having headache. The man that he returned his money gave him N50,000.00. People can be really unimaginable. Behold!”
CorrectNG reported earlier that Timothy was hailed for demonstrating true integrity and principle in the face of temptation.
The young man returned N10.8 million (Ten Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Naira) which a client mistakenly transferred to his bank account.
The owner of the money could be seen in a video showing appreciation to Timothy and calling on everyone to praise him for his honesty.
According to the client whose name was not disclosed, the mechanic who repairs his own car went to the bank to return the money.
He urged people who are looking for a trustworthy mechanic to seek the services of Timothy whenever they need to repair their vehicles.
In the viral video, eyewitnesses could be seen clapping and cheering after the client narrated what happened.
@eddybliss02; Nice one there God bless him, I am sure he is not of CORN regime. Good mornig Katty Amaka
@jane_fblog; All those people shaking and congratulating him in their mind be saying guy you too mumu honestly.