Ahmed Musa to Build Schools in Kano, Other Parts of Nigeria

Ahmed Musa to Build Schools in Kano, Other Parts of Nigeria

Michael Olugbode  in Abuja

The Captain of Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa, has revealed his plan to build school in his hometown Kano and other parts of the country.

Musa, who had already built sports academy in Kano, Kaduna, Lagos and Plateau, said his new plan is to build school in Kano, his hometown first and later other parts of Nigeria.

The Team Captain of the silver winning Super Eagles at the just concluded Africa Nations Cup in Côte d’Ivoire, speaking during a reception by the Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,  thanked the NiDCOM Chairman for the kind gesture and for all her support to the Diaspora, especially during the crisis in Sudan.

Musa, in an emotional laden voice, recalled  his humble beginning which prompted his generousity to assist the less privileged in the society across the country.

Musa said he wanted to inspire others with his story, especially those that looked down on footballers in the past, 

The former Leicester City winger assured Nigerians that in addition to other executed projects, he plans  to establish a school in his hometown, Kano and subsequently expand to other states in Nigeria in the future. 

Dabiri-Erewa on her part, commended Ahmed Musa for being an exemplary Nigerian Diaspora and a great mentor of Nigerians youths.

She noted that the player has heeded to the mandate of being a good ambassador, remembering the country and excelling in the art of football.

She said Ahmed Musa earned the Commission’s maiden National Diaspora Merit Award in the sports category due to his philanthropic gesture and mentoring of the youths. 

Dabiri-Erewa said: “We are very proud of you as a Great Soccer Ambassador,  Philanthropist and mentor of our younger ones with the building of sports academy in Kano, Kaduna, Lagos and Plateau 

“I have always been saying it that success is about how many lives you have touched and Ahmed Musa here have done so much for humanity.”

She re- echoed her congratulatory message  to the entire Super Eagles team for coming second in the just concluded AFCON 2023 in Côte d’Ivoire.

Also, the FCT State Diaspora Focal Point Officer, Mrs Sarah Areo, lauded the Nigerian player for his achievement and assured him that the FCT is ready to support his future philanthropic projects  especially in Abuja.

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