Former Super Eagles star Daniel Amokachi has contributed his own little quota in the fight against coronavirus as he donated some foodstuffs to Kaduna residents amid lockdown. The 47-year-old Super Eagles star who was named Nigeria’s Football Ambassador by the presidency earlier this year distributed relief materials to about 1100 families in Kaduna.
Since the coronavirus pandemic was discovered in Nigeria, the country has discovered over 7500 cases and registered a total number of 249 deaths as at 27th of May 2020. The government of Nigeria declared a lock-down in some part of the country to help control the spread of the coronavirus.
The former Super Eagles player who is also a former player of Everton in the English Premier League revealed it wasn’t his first time of doing such a good act, he said he usually extend helping hands to the under-privileged about six times a year through his foundation which is Amokachi Foundation.
According to the Super Eagles star he said: “This is my little contribution to help the needy in this COVID-19 period. I normally do this 4-6 times in a year to assist people who are in need. “I consider it a special honour and privilege by God to assist the less privileged in our society. I will continue to do this as long as God grants me the grace.”
Daniel Amokachi is a very popular figure in Nigerian football, he has won some trophies with the country and represented the country in the international tournament. The Bull as he is fondly referred to is part of the Super Eagles squad that qualified for the first-ever FIFA World Cup which was in the United States in 1994.