A 6-year-old boy identified as Damola on Saturday donated the snacks he was hawking to END SARS protesters in Oyo State.
The boy in a viral video on Twitter was seen dashing out the snacks (Cheese Balls) to a group of youths while he told them not to worry about the payment.
According to one of the eyewitnesses, the boy had planned to pay for the snacks from his accumulated profits.
“This little boy gave us snacks from what he is selling and we wanted to pay for it and he said we shouldn’t bother,” a Twitter user Agboola Damilola (@QueenieSunshyn) posted.
When interviewed, Damola related he is from Igbo ora, a town in Oyo State and popularly known as the Twin Capital of the World due to the high rate of twins birth in the area.
The snacks boy who said he has lost his mother and that his father leaves in Igbo Ora.
Another eye witness claimed the boy said all he wants from the protesters is that they should help in making Nigeria better so he could go to school.
“He gave us his snacks for free We beg him to collect money but he insists no He said ẹ bawa ṣe kín lè lọ ile iwe,”
He gave us his snacks for free
We beg him to collect money but he insist no
— olúwo jọ̀gbọ̀dọ́ Ọ̀rúnmìlà (@animolenikun) October 16, 2020
Damola the snacks boy https://t.co/R07ZFIyPpY
— Agboola Damilola (@QueenieSunshyn) October 16, 2020