- A Nigerian man has inspired social media users after saving a thug from his destructive lifestyle
- The man with the Twitter handle @ToyosiGodwin said when the thug approached him for money, he decided to preach to him
- According to @ToyosiGodwin, the thug gave his life to Christ after he shared God's word with him
A Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @ToyosiGodwin has taken to the social media platform to disclose that a thug named Sodiq gave his life to Christ after preaching to him.
He said some thugs had approached him to beg for money, and they walked away after he asked if they would listen to him.
@ToyosiGodwin said Sodiq, who asked for N200, decided to listen to him. He said he gave the young man N1,000 and the kind gesture made him cry.
In his words:
"I desire a life of peace. Today, I preached to a thug. He gave his life to Christ. His name is Sodiq. A young man like me. This bro cried after I gave him 1k. He had asked for N200 before I even talked to him. Sodiq realized there was more to life today. He will be a great guy."
"You know, these people are hungry. His friends were begging me for money. I asked if they'd listen to me but they blew thick smoke in my face. Sodiq walked out of them, and told me he'd listen.
"Turned out we had a lot in common. I mentioned a childhood friend."
"We walked together under the hot sun on Lawanson road as he recounted his regrets to me, promising to change. He didn't have a phone, but he collected my number, and even my Twitter handle (I had told him about my account)."
Tweeps were impressed with the kind gesture and soon flooded the comment section of the young man to applaud him.
"God bless you for this good work. I join you in faith to declare " Sodique will be a great guy""
"This is the kind of good news worth waking up to. This is real good energy. Kudos bro."
"You are a great guy. Keep up the good work. I will join my faith with yours and pray for sodiq and his kind."
In a previous report by Briefly.co.za, Justin Bieber and his pastor reportedly visited the California State Prison of LA County on Tuesday, 23 March.
The Yummy hitmaker's recreational vehicle was spotted outside the LA jail. The singer and his pastor stopped by the rehabilitation facility to support its faith-based initiative.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) confirmed the popular musician's visit, according to reports.
TMZ reported that the CDCR did not provide further details of what exactly the 27-year-old superstar and his pastor did during their visit.
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