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Nigeria Pillar of Sports boosts Yekini’s family

Determined to appreciate and support sports of heroes who have done Nigeria proud either living or dead, the Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu-Ejidike, has donated the sum of one hundred thousand naira cash to the family of late goal king, and former African footballer of the Year, Rashidi Yekini.
Ejidike was received by the mother of the late Super Eagles striker, Hajia Sidikat Yekini, the younger brother, Mr. Akeem Yekini and other members of the family before making the donation.
Chief Ejidike stated 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 such a hero is dead.
“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,” he said.
Ejidike later visited His Royal Highness the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, Esuwoye who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Prince Tunji Oyawoye who commended Nigeria Pillar of Sports for the kind gesture 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.

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