Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has embarked on a mission to better the lives of school boys and girls by distributing writing materials to selected schools.
The former Warri Wolves FC star who had a rough and tough educational background while growing up has decided to assist schools across the country through his non governmental organization christened Etebo Oghenekaro Peter Foundation.
Confirming the gesture, Coordinator of the project and NFF registered Intermediary, Mr Endurance Iseri Ogbemudia confirmed that the first set of beneficiaries are Ikengbuwa Primary School, Cavegina Primary School, Ojojo Primary School, Agbassa Primary School and Mowoe Primary School all in Warri, Delta State and further stated that the distribution took place between July 9 and 11, 2018
Mr Ogbemudia also let out that the gesture will be extended to different part of the country as the midfielder believes so much in building the nation through giving the younger one’s the enabling environment to study.
“Etebo is such a benevolent individual in his days in Warri Wolves FC with the little he earned then he was always committed in sending provisions and cash gifts to selected orphanage centres”.
Etebo, a Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist who signed for English Championship side Stoke City from Portuguese club C.D Fereinse before representing Nigeria at the ongoing Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia struggled as a child through his education.
His parents struggled to afford the basic needs he required as a young school boy, he has therefore decided to assist as many kids as possible in their quest to thrive in their studies.