Ministry of Sport surprised Rasheed Yekini mother with 10,000 monthly allowance

-Rashidi Yekini's mother has been placed on N10,000 monthly stipend

-This was done by the Federal Ministry of Sports under Sunday Dare

-Minister Sunday Dare also gave her N50,000 for Ramadan

Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Sports under the leadership of Honorable Sunday Dare has placed mother of late Super Eagles striker Rashidi Yekini on a monthly stipend of N10,000.

This latest development comes eight years after the death of Rashidi Yekini who remains as Super Eagles leading scorer with 37 goals.

Since the death of late Rashidi Yekini, the mother of the legend has been battling for survival in Ijagbo, Kwara state where she lives.

And on Wednesday, May 6, Sports Minister Sunday Dare directed his representative Olaitan Shittu to visit Rashidi Yekini's mother where she was given Ramadan gifts.

In addition, the sum of N50,000 was handed over to the woman from the representative of the Sports Minister.
While responding to the gesture from the Sports Minister, Mrs Yekini thanked Sunday Dare and also prayed for him to succeed in office.

''I want to thank Sunday Dare for the support shown because I have been struggling since my son died eight years ago.

''I have also lost two of Rashidi's siblings which has made things more difficult for me,'' she explained.


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