By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
In continuation of his mission to better the lives of school boys and girls and giving back to the society, Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, through his Foundation yesterday distributed more than 10,000 text books to 64 primary schools in Delta State.
The 64 schools are within Warri South, Uvwie and Ughelli North Local Government Areas of the state.
The schools are Ogedegbe primary school, Merogun primary school, Ugbuwangue primary school, Orugbo primary school, Alderstown Special primary school and Arogimemma primary school among 31 others, all in Warri South local government area.
Others are Alegbo primary school, Ekpan Primary school, Army Children Primary School, Ogbe Primary School and 22 others in Uvwie local government area, as well as Ogelle primary school in Ughelli North local government.
Coordinator of the project, NFF registered intermediary, Mr Endurance Iseri Ogbemudia said the exercise will run through Friday, November 9th 2018.
According to him, the super Eagles midfielder is also prepared to do more.
He said “Distribution of the materials will begin on Thursday and will be concluded on Friday due to the numbers of schools involved”
He continued by saying, “Etebo’s pledge to give back to the society is driving him and he is even prepared to do more as the responsibility of a responsible man they say is more responsibility.”
The NFF licensed intermediary gave kudos to the owner of Portuguese clubside, CD Fereinse, (Etebo’s former club), and Remo Stars Football club owner, Mr Kunle Soname for his contributions to the development of the foundation
It will be recalled that the Stoke city midfielder reached out to schools in July and distributed exercise books and other writing materials, and promised to do more.