Members of Nigeria’s national team, over the weekend visited Children of Divine Wounds Orphanage in Kubwa, Abuja.
Led by captain Vincent Enyeama, the Super Eagles players gave out gifts and food items to the less-privileged children, while also pledging cash donations to help with their education.
Enyeama proomised to donate his match allowance for Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad, while winger Ahmed Musa also promised to give N500,000.
“We are doing these so that you can further your education,” Enyeama said.
“Of all possible investment that can be made in a child, the best is good education.
“Life may have started with a slow pace but you need to understand that it is a privilege to have it in the first place and nothing should stop you from aspiring to be the best that you can be”.
Speaking on behalf of the Orphanage, Kingsley Ojo thanked the footballers for their kind gestures and prayed for the team’s success in their upcoming matches.
“God will bless you for this gesture because He loves those who give to the fatherless and less privileged cheerfully. The Super Eagles will continue to succeed in all their engagements from now on, by the special grace of God”, Ojo prayed.