Written By Akeem Buhari
Determined to appreciate and support sports heroes who have done Nigeria proud either live or no more, the Nigeria Pillar of sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, J.P has donated a sum of one hundred thousand naira cash to the family of late goal king, and former African footballer of the year, Rashidi Yekini.
The Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike was received by the mother of late Rashidi Yekini, Hajia Sidikat Yekini,the younger brother, Mr. Akeem Yekini and other members of the family rceive the donation.
Chief Ejidike sounded that he was in the home of the late Yekini to show respect and tell Nigerians that whoever has done the country proud should not be neglected even if no more.
"I'm here today to pay respect to late goal poacher, Rashidi Yekini and tell Nigerians that we should not forget our heroes. That will encourage budding talents that they have hope in their country, Nigeria."
It is very imperative for us to appreciate our heroes and give them hope".
Chief Ejidike later visited His Royal Highness the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, Esuwoye who was reprensented by his chief of staff Prince Tunji Oyawoye commended Nigeria Pillar of sports for the qesture and promised to inform the Royal Father of the visit. The Nigeria pillar of sports was accompanied by the Chairman, Office of the Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Prince Olayioye Olusola Ajide, Alloy Chukwuemeka, Bayour Issah,Igiri Joseph and other stake holders.
|At The Presentation of the Cash Gift By Pillar of Sports, |
Chief Donatus Agu Ejidike, J.P