– The Obafemi Martins foundation donated hospital equipment to the Lagos State Government
– Governor Akinwunmi Ambode took his time to thank the footballer for his services to the state
– Ambode recently donated N50m to Lagos based football club MFM FC
Nigerian Footballer, Obafemi Martins has donated wheelchairs, crutches and hospital beds to the Lagos State Government through his foundation.
The China-based footballer made this gesture through his Obafemi Martins Foundation.
Governor Ambode thanks Martins after his kind gesture to the state. Photo: Akinwunmi Ambode/Facebook
In a statement posted on his Facebook account, Governor Ambode said: “We thank him for this act of selfless service and commitment to giving back to his fatherland especially Lagos State.”
understands that the footballer donated 200 wheel chairs, 3,240 crutches, 100 baby courts, 60 hospital beds, 13 electric wheel chairs and 3200 blind sticks.
The governor was thankful to the player after his donations. Photo: Scannews/Facebook
Martins donated multiple equipment to the state. Photo: Scannews/Facebook
The money will be used to cater for the team next season and during the 2018 CAF Champions League campaign.
MFM FC finished second behind winners Plateau United in the 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.