See How Saraki Stepped Up To Meet The Needs of Late Rasheed Yekini’s Aged Mother

Four years after the death of the late Nigerian Legendary soccer player, Rasheed Yekini, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the fallen star’s aged mother Alhaja Sikirat Yekini.

This is coming after news of the impoverished state of Alhaja Sikirat’s welfare broke (read here) in May, 2016.

Instablog reports…

Saraki, represented by the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka, disclosed this yesterday, in Ijagbo, Kwara State.

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. He challenged well to do Nigerians to remember the Yekini family always. He also donated balls, jerseys and trophy for the Rasheed Yekini U-13 football competition.

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