Femi Otedola, billionaire businessman, says he’s happy to have assisted Christian Chukwu, former trainer of the Tremendous Eagles, get better from prostate most cancers.
Whilst receiving Chukwu, who simply returned to the rustic after remedy in a foreign country, the philanthropist mentioned helping folks is his way of living and he would slightly invest in folks than on beverages.
Otedola had voluntarily presented to lend a hand Chukwu when the experiences that the previous footballer used to be down with most cancers went viral.
The businessman had presented Chukwu with a cheque of $50,000.
“I need to prolong my appreciation to Mr. Christian Chukwu for coming down to recognize me on his arrival from the UK, for supporting his scientific bills, despite the fact that for me, it is only part of my nature,” he mentioned.
“I used to be moved after I heard about Mr. Chukwu’s state of affairs as a result of I keep in mind that about 20 years in the past, my father, the past due Sir Michael Otedola additionally suffered a stroke from the usage of faux aspirin. This enjoy has through the years made me to understand that just right scientific consideration can provide a just right and extended lifestyles and that used to be what motivated me to stand up and lend a hand Mr. Christian Chukwu.
“In my circle of pals, many of us spend as much as N50 million to drink champagne and usually ‘revel in’ lifestyles, however on the finish of all of it what occurs? It passes out in their frame as waste. For me due to this fact (and I additionally inform my pals) you will need to use such cash to profit others and put a grin at the faces of as many of us as we will be able to.
“To replace you, the sum of more or less N36,635,000 has been expended on Mr. Christian Chukwu’s scientific and go back and forth bills and it’s my pleasure that I’m spending the cash God blessed me with to be of help to him.”
He mentioned this gesture isn’t a one-off affair, as he’s these days helping Peter Fregene, some other in poor health ex-Tremendous Eagles goalkeeper along with his scientific expenses.
This humanitarian gesture, Otedola mentioned additionally extends to the leisure sector, the place he’s these days accountable for the scientific rehabilitation of Victor Olaotan, an actor who used to be lead persona within the cleaning soap opera sequence “Tinsel.”
“So for me, it is only my nature to provide again to society and those philanthropic gestures are only a tip of the iceberg. I’m humbled via the gratitude being expressed via Mr. Chukwu however I consider that each one thank you belong to God and I thank God for placing me able so that you could be of help,” he mentioned.
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