A Nigerian who sells tissue handkerchiefs in traffic in Spain is presently making headline across the world for his remarkable honesty after he turned in €16,000(about N3.6m) in a forgotten briefcase that fell off the roof of a car.
Telegraph.co. uk reports that Peter Angelina(pictured), a Nigerian who makes a living selling packets of paper handkerchiefs at a traffic light junction in Seville was in his usual roadside spot on December 3 when he noticed a small briefcase had been absentmindedly left on the roof of a car. It fell to the ground when the driver pulled away from the lights.
The 35-year-old immigrant, initially tried to flag the driver down but failed to attract his attention. Instead, he took the case to the local police in the hope that they could track down the owner.
The case was discovered to contain €3,150 in cash and six cheques with a combined value of €13,000 as well as some documents and a mobile telephone.
Peter’s honesty impressed several people in Spain, particularly in Seville where he lives. Seville based online media, elcorreo.com is awash with commendations from several readers