A Kenyan MP this week surprised many after traveling to India to repay a Rs200 (Ksh300) debt accumulated in 1985 from a green grocer.
Gawli now stayed in Aurangabad, where the MP visited with his wife Michelle.
“I could not believe my eyes,” Gawli told the media amid tears.Read: Appeal for Integrity in Census jobs recruitment exercise
Overcome by emotions, Tong’i told the media that the man came to his rescue at his lowest moments, hence he could not forget the good gesture 30 years down the line.
“As a student in Aurangabad, I was at my lowest point, when these people (Gawlis) helped me. Then I thought that some day, I will come back and (re)pay. I want to say thank you. This is so emotional for me,” he said, also shedding tears.
Tong’i, before leaving the country, invited Gawli Kaka (uncle) to visit his country (Kenya).
“God bless the old man (Gawli) and his children. They were wonderful to me. They wanted to take me to a hotel for a meal but I insisted that we should eat in their house,” he said.SHARE ON :