Less than a week after the death of former Super Eagles player, Rashidi Yekini, more accolades and donations continue to trail the death of the soccer hero. The most recent is Oyo state government’s establishment of a N5 million endownment fund for the children of the late star player.
According to the Sports Commissioner of the state, Dapo Lam Adeshina, the endowment fund which will be strictly for the children of the late player, would be managed in conjunction with the family of the deceased.
Prior to this, Kwara State commissioner for Sports, Kayode Towoju had given out the sum of N1.5 million to the family of the deceased on the day of his burial. Lam Adeshina had also donated N1million on behalf of the Oyo State government during the burial. Osun and Oyo states also made similar donations.