Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini selling commodities to survive
Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reportedly hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the late Nigerian footballer, Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini.
He also donated a Tricycle to the younger brother of late Rasheed Yekini, Hakeem. Saraki said that he had financed the sinking of a borehole and renovated the residence of Alhaja Sikirat Yekini, upgraded her shop to a mini mart.
He said the visit was to meet with the family and see how they could be assisted to better their lots . He explained that the aim was to make the family not to feel neglected or abandoned.
The Senate President also announced an annual football competition for U-13 boys “so another Rasheed Yekini can be discovered among the youth from Ijagbo, Ira, and Offa.”
Saraki said that the competition will be sponsored yearly by him and would be tagged Rasheed Yekini U-13 football competition. The Senate President also challenged well to do Nigerians to remember the Yekini family always.
He also donated balls, jerseys, and a trophy for the Rasheed Yekini U-13 football competition.
See photo of the gifts from Sen Bukola Saraki to the late Rasheed Yekini’s family…