A young man identified as Steve Morrow got the shock of his life after he mistakenly bought 1000 chicken online ahead of Christmas.
According to Steve, he only intended to buy 2 chickens but because the advert was confusing he ended up paying GHC 110 for 1000 chickens.
Morrow, who lives in New Zealand, said he was browsing Trademe.co.nz, the country’s largest auction website, when he stumbled upon a post that was for urgent sale and decided to buy two.
“For urgent sale is one 1,000 — bird mixed age flock of Brown Shavers and Highlines. As a matter of urgency, we need to move approximately 1000 hens,” it read.
But in a bizarre turn of events, he was told he had actually bought 1,000, when the bid was sealed at 11am on Sunday, November 3.
He said he misread the ad, thinking the highest bidder could take as many birds as they wanted and the seller would continue to auction the rest of them off until they were all gone.
According to him, he put in an auto bid for $20 (GHC110) thinking he could at least get two hens but by Sunday morning he discovered that he had actually won the auction for $1.5 (KSh 155).
The ad explained that an egg farm in West Auckland, was closing down and all the hens needed to be removed by Monday, November 4.
Morrow, who manages a bed and breakfast in Hamilton, New Zealand, was only looking for a couple more hens as he already had 10 on his property that provided eggs for his guests.
“When the auction closed, I thought ‘this is great’, I could take as many birds as I wanted. But when I spoke to the man and he said it was for 1000 hens…holy moly, I was stunned,” he said.
Matthew Blomfield, who owns the free-range egg farm in Auckland, New Zealand, said Morrow should be given credit for following through with the sale and trying to find homes for the hens.
Unsure of what to do next, Morrow posted on a Facebook urgently asking for help and within hours, he received thousands of replies from people across the country offering to lend a hand.
While noting that more than 700 of the birds have been given homes after the plea, he also said he would not ‘let the birds down even if it meant driving to Auckland to feed them.
I’m Thinking About Returning To The Nigerian Team : Manchester United Striker Odion Ighalo
Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has revealed he is considering returning to the Super Eagles over one year since his retirement.
Ighalo, announced his retirement from international duty with Nigeria after his five-star performance at the Africa cup of nations.
He said having to travel the distance between China where he played for Shanghai Shenhua to Nigeria for national duty was affecting him so he had to retire to allow the young ones take over.
Ighalo moved to England in January, joining Manchester United on loan and
recently extended his loan deal with the Old Trafford outfit until January 2021.
Since his retirement, Victor Osimhen has been leading the Super Eagles attack with the forward scoring three goals during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho.
Ighalo has now revealed that he has not given up on returning to the Super Eagles team.
“I am still in contact with Gernot Rohr and Amaju Pinnick, and they congratulated me on my loan deal,” Ighalo told Brila FM.
“I am still thinking about returning to the national team, but right now I want to concentrate on my club career.
“I left the national team because of the distance between Nigeria and China, but now that I am in Manchester and just like life and in my career, you never can tell.”
Don’t Stay Where You Are Not Wanted Come Home : Ghana’s Tourism Minister To Africans Abroad | WATCH
Hon Barbara Oteng Gyasi, has invited Africans in the diaspora to come home amidst the global outcry against racism.
The Minister was speaking at the memorial ceremony held in Accra today in honour of the late George Floyd.
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Chairman Wontumi Threatens To Mention Names Of People Who Killed Ex-Prez Atta Mills
Ranking member and Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, widely known as Chairman Wontumi has threatened to give up names of people connected to the death of former president John Evans Atta Mills.
Known for standing by his assertions, Chairman Wontumi has threatened to tell the issues surrounding the death of the president ie, the cause of death, people involved, and the place he died.
Not too long ago, the son of the late president publicly disclosed that none of the family members have knowledge of his father’s death….. Could this mean there is vital information being hidden from the family and the public?
Well, the unreserved politician is prepared to name and shame people responsible for the death of the former predident and all other people killed under the former government’s admimistration.
He said; ”I am ready to reveal names of all persons killed under John Mahama regime and the people who were contracted to commit such murders”.
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