FG Donates Food Items To Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mum, Place On Monthly Stipend


The Federal through Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has placed the mother of Super Eagles legendary striker, Rashidi Yekini on a monthly stipend of N10,000.

The announcement was made by Mr Olaitan Shittu, a representative of the Minister of Sports, Mr Sunday Dare who presented N50,000, 50 kg bag of rice, 10 kg bag of wheat and six tins of milo as Ramadan gifts to Alhaja Sikiratu, Rashidi Yekini’s mother.

Speaking at Ijagbo, near Offa in Kwara on Wednesday May 6, Shittu also disclosed that the mother of late Super Eagles player, Samuel Okwaraji will be getting same donations from the Ministry.

In her thank you message, Alhaja Yekini who spoke in her local Yoruba, thanked the minister and prayed fervently for him.

“I have been abandoned for a long time and have not seen any help from anyone.

“I was hospitalised for few days, some months ago and I did cater for myself despite scarce resources, even last month, I received treatment from the hospital.

“I need help from Nigerians, but this minister has done very well, especially” . late Yekini Mum said.

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