Mikel Donates N2m, Wheelchairs to Para-soccer Players – THISDAYLIVE

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Mikel Donates N2m, Wheelchairs to Para-soccer Players – THISDAYLIVE

1 hour agoFormer Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel on Wednesday extended his philanthropy to physically-challenged sports people in Lagos as he made a cash donation of N2m and five wheelchairs to two Para-soccer teams.Mikel who only recently finished a talent hunt programme with his Back2Base project decided to extend his goodwill to the Para-soccer players who were wowed by the kind gesture of the Chelsea legend.

The arrival of Mikel and his team led by Fadekemi Ahmed, CEO and Founder, of Avianna & Harvey Entertainments at Ojo Street in the heart of the densely-populated Obalende area of Lagos was greeted with wide jubilations as the fans jostled to catch a glimpse of one of Africa’s most-accomplished football star.

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| 1 hour ago Former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel on Wednesday extended his philanthropy to physically-challenged sports people in Lagos as he made a cash donation of N2m and five wheelchairs to two Para-soccer teams.Five feared killed, houses burnt in Akwa Ibom communal clash “It is pertinent to note here that the SDG 3 focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for everyone at all ages., Hilary Bisong, has donated N900,000 as palliative to the University of Calabar lecturers.Owo attack: Reps want raid on forest reserves, victims get mass burial today Responding, the bishop, who confirmed that many donations had been received from different individuals and groups from all over the country, appreciated the group for the gesture, said there would be proper accountability on all the money received.

Mikel who only recently finished a talent hunt programme with his Back2Base project decided to extend his goodwill to the Para-soccer players who were wowed by the kind gesture of the Chelsea legend. The arrival of Mikel and his team led by Fadekemi Ahmed, CEO and Founder, of Avianna & Harvey Entertainments at Ojo Street in the heart of the densely-populated Obalende area of Lagos was greeted with wide jubilations as the fans jostled to catch a glimpse of one of Africa’s most-accomplished football star. This can lead to reproductive tract infections and other health conditions”, he said. “I thought it was a dream when I saw the man wearing white walking past me and it was Mikel live and direct in Obalende, this is very commendable and inspiring” one of the fans enthused as he brandished the selfie taken with the FG Youth Ambassador. Handing over the money to the lecturers on Friday in Calabar, Mr Bisong said the gesture was meant to cushion the effect of the stoppage of their salaries for the past four months because of the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).  After enjoying the thrilling encounter between the Oyingbo Para-Soccer team and their Lagos Island counterparts, Mikel rewarded both teams with N1m while he also gave three wheelchairs to the winning team and two to the losing side. According to him, the company has intervened in community health in Mbo Local Government where it held a medical outreach in November 2021 and has granted University scholarships to over 250 undergraduates from various local government areas of the state, among others. “This is a token to appreciate the unique talents they have and their resilience to be the best at what they do despite being physically challenged,” Mikel said after the donation “I thoroughly enjoyed the game between the two teams and I am happy I can reciprocate by making the players smile also with the donations made” he added. “Accountability is built in the church system.

The two teams expressed profound gratitude to Mikel for counting them worthy not just to be watched but also handsomely rewarded. According to her, period poverty has kept many teenage girls out of schools, not only in Nigeria, but in Africa and the world in general. “There’s a need for us to support them during this period. While they prayed for the former Nigeria international, they described him as a shining example that should be emulated by others.   Related Articles Founded on January 22, 1995, THISDAY is published by THISDAY NEWSPAPERS LTD. “So, my friends and I used to skip school during menstruation most of the time because we couldn’t afford menstrual products, and because we were afraid of getting stained and teased by boys and girls at school., 35 Creek Road Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria with offices in 36 states of Nigeria , the Federal Capital Territory and around the world. One beneficiary, Paul Bukie, lauded the lawmaker for “remembering them during their period of struggle”. It is Nigeria’s most authoritative news media available on all platforms for the political, business, professional and diplomatic elite and broader middle classes while serving as the meeting point of new ideas, culture and technology for the aspirationals and millennials.” Tags: Akwa Ibom State Kindly share this story: All rights reserved. According to him, “The incident has affected the morale of residents of the state and the palace has put in place necessary measures so that such occurrence would not repeat itself.

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