As part of his Charitable activity, Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has donated N100 million to five thousand widows and other less privileged women in Plateau state.
The Fatih Karagumruk of Turkish Super Lig made the donation as part of his philanthropic gesture aimed at cushioning the hardship being faced by the beneficiaries.
Musa personally handed the gift to them one by one as the crowd was heard praying for the Super Eagles captain.
According to a statement, disclosed by a member of Musa’s media team, Williams Gyang, said that the donation was part of the captain’s philanthropic gesture, aimed at cushioning the hardship being faced by the under privileged women in the state.
Explaining that the beneficiaries cut across various religions, He maintained that hunger, poverty and squalor knew no tribe or religion.
”The economic hardship that people are facing is huge and this is my little way of showing love and care for widows and less privileged persons in our society.
”So, I want to call on spirited individuals to support the poor ones in the society.”he said.
One of the beneficiaries, Maryam Abdullahi, thanked the footballer for the gesture and described him as God-sent.
She said: “We are finding it difficult to feed our families because of the high cost of living.
”This money will go a long way to alleviate our sufferings and boost our petty businesses,”she said.
Since he came into limelight as a professional Footballer, Musa has been carrying out lots of philanthropic gestures.
Recently, a member of the Atlanta ’96 Olympics Gold medal-winning Dream Team, Kingsley Obiekwu, who opened up on his financial struggles, received a kind donation of N2 million from the footballer.
Musa had assisted the former defender who revealed that he uses his only car for commercial transport to sustain his family.