Why I returned $4050 to passenger – Bolt driver

Sunday-Francis Adedokun, a Bolt driver, has defined why he returned $4,050 (about N1.6 million) belonging to a passenger.

Mr Adedokun in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja stated the passenger, Mrs Tajudeen Toyin-Oke, was concerned in a site visitors accident and he supplied to take her house.

“Mr and Mrs Toyin-Oke had an accident with their automobile alongside Airport Highway, on the roundabout earlier than Gossa Market, I was driving behind them once they had the accident,” he stated.

In accordance to him, he stopped and assisted them as a result of he felt “it’s all the time good to assist others”.

“The husband requested me to assist him get an Uber or any taxi to take his spouse to the hospital as a result of she had fracture on her leg.

“I informed him, I am a Bolt driver. So I packed their belongings into my automobile and first, drove the lady to their home.

“Later, when I was going again to my home, I noticed some {dollars} on the again seat the place the lady sat.

“When I first noticed the cash, about 4050 {dollars}, loads was going by my thoughts, however my conscience wouldn’t let me take it and spend, as a result of my mother and father introduced us up in a means that we don’t take what belongs to one other particular person.

Mr and Mrs Sunday-Francis Adedokun and his three children
Mr and Mrs Sunday-Francis Adedokun and his three youngsters

“At the moment, I wanted cash for my home hire that expired in December 2021, I had not paid my youngsters’s faculty charges for this third time period and I am owing some individuals.

“However once more, I felt that if I take the cash and spend it, I could run mad.

“Nonetheless, since I was nearer house, I known as my spouse and informed her; she stated I ought to come house. When I reached, she requested what can we do? I informed her I need to return the cash.

“My spouse was joyful, saying it’s a good suggestion to return the cash,” he stated.

The Oyo-born Bolt driver and father of three stated he wouldn’t have been joyful if he had saved the cash.

“When I returned the cash, I had peace in my coronary heart and I am joyful,” Adedokun added.

NAN additionally spoke to the husband of the passenger, Mr Toyin-Oke, who can also be the writer of the guide ‘Moral Dilemma’, on the incident.

“Mr Adedokun helped my spouse once we received concerned in an accident few days in the past at Airport street and forgot massive sum of cash in his automobile and he returned the cash to us.

“We didn’t have his contact, we didn’t understand how to get to him however he noticed that the cash wasn’t his and he returned it.

“I actually recognize him, the spouse and the youngsters. No matter we’re doing, our kids are watching and studying too.

“I am stunned that we nonetheless have individuals like this in Nigeria, contemplating the powerful occasions,” Mr Toyin-Oke stated.

The writer stated he gave Mr Adedokun a replica of his guide ‘Moral Dilemma’, because the incident portrayed the instance of what the guide is all about.



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