By Emmanuel Adeleke
Jeremiah Ekuma, the Lagos hawker seen in a recent viral video giving money to inmates being transported to prison in a Correctional Service van in Ajah area of the state, has received a letter of scholarship from businessman and socialite, Obi Cubana.
Obi Cubana disclosed this via a post on his Instagram page, on Saturday.
He also revealed that one Canada-based couple, Mr & Mrs Afuah, based has placed Ekuma on a N100,000 monthly salary till he finishes his education.
In the seven seconds video, Ekuma was carrying a crate of bottled water on his head while giving out some of the money he had made.
His gesture earned widespread commendation from many Nigerians.
Obi Cubana, who posted a picture of himself and Ekuma on his Instagram page, on Saturday, wrote: “And God has remembered Jerry!! @jerryluck_ God used Rocky @rockyemmyphotography to make that video! And God used @daddyfreeze to connect me and Jerry!
“He has collected his letter of scholarship from Cubana Group! Thank God for His uncommon Grace! Mr & Mrs Afuah @iam_hymans who are based in Canada, we ran into ourselves last night at Cubana Lagos, and he introduced himself and said he wanted to reach out to Jerry.
“We all met this afternoon here in Lagos. He has promised Jerry (and started paying immediately) a salary of 100k monthly from today till he is done with school!
“God has really remembered Jerry! Do Good, be nice, be generous! God will definitely remember you someday.”