Billionaire buisness mogul, Femi Otedola has today, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 fulfilled his promise of $50,000 to ailing football legend, Christian Chukwu.
The money meant to bankroll the medical treatment of the former Eagles captain and later coach in London (The United Kingdom) was presented on behalf of Otedola in Enugu by Philip Akinola, the Chief Operating Officer of Zenon Petroleum & Gas Ltd.
The Governor of Enugu State, Mr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Chairman of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick and renowned sports journalist Onochie Anibeze witnessed the presentation of the $50,000 (N18 million).
Christian Chukwu fondly called Chairman, is reportedly battling Prostate Cancer and be flown to the United Kingdom next week.
The legendary philanthropist and oil mogul behind Forte Oil and Geregu Power Plant spoke to the Enugu governor and the ailing football legend earlier today.
Otedola Confirmed to The Boss that he spoke with the Governor earlier today ” Yes, the Governor called to thank me immensely. I also spoke to Christian Chukwu himself.I am told he will be dlown abroad next week.I wish him well and will ensure he is provided with the best health care service”The compassionate billionaire with a heart of Gold told us.
Chairman Chukwu, as he was known in his footballing days, has joined a long list of Otedola’s kindness.
Apart from sponsoring indigent students, helping those in need has become the pastime of the Lagos businessman.
Recently, Nollywood actor Victor Olaokun who was involved in a ghastly accident and bedridden enjoyed the largesse of Otedola with a €130,000 donation! Olaokun is still receiving topmost medical care in Israel.