- A landlord identified as Steven Ukpabi has warmed people's hearts with his kind gesture
- Ukpabi cancelled the rent students living in his hostel owed him for the year 2020
- According to the kind-hearted landlord, the payment will start counting from 2021
A one-in-a-million landlord, Steven Ukpabi, has been commended on social media after cancelling the rent students living in his hostel owed him for the year 2020.
Taking to his social media page to make the disclosure, the landlord of Sungai Pacific Lodge in Umudike said any payments already made by students would count towards rent for 2021.
He wrote on his Facebook page:
"2020 rent cancelled for everyone. All the students living in Sungai Pacific Lodge Umudike who paid their rent early this year 2020 before the strike/Covid lockdown, your paid rent have been shifted to 2021, debtors included, any new payment will start counting from 2021."
So many people took to the comment section of his post to commend him for the kind gesture.
A Facebook user identified as BossNation wrote:
"God bless you Boss. If I can get your measurements, I’d like to make something nice for you too."
Vivienne Jarlath commented:
"I actually wish all lodge owners would learn from this."
KC Uzuakpundu reacted:
"Words cannot describe this but is only God who will bless you for this gracious act of kindness. God bless you and grant all the good wishes of your heart. Thank you."
"Now I feel like dashing you one billion so you add to your billions. You never stop shocking me with your good heart sir. God pay you back 1 000-fold my man Steven Ukpabi."
Nwankwo Rosemary added:
"I'm not in that school but I appreciate and love what you did and I pray that God will continue to bless you forever."
Chibuikem Wilson Williams stated:
"This is amazing, watch God falling lines in pleasant places for you as you have lifted a burden, God bless you for this gesture. Amen."
Chigozie Nkwopara commented:
"Empire moves, I see you baba. Blessings upon blessings for you and your family."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Nathan Nichols, a landlord in Maine, USA, waived the rent of his tenants because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nichols, who owns two units in South Portland, decided to give his tenants the rent relief because the coronavirus outbreak had put them in financial distress.
Not only did he give his tenants rent relief, but he also urged other landlords to do same as the US grapples with the deadly virus.
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