*Reaches out to less privileged in Delta
Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Agu may not have kicked a ball in over a month, but it has not stopped him from providing assistance off the pitch, AOIFootball.com reports.
Agu, who has been affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, through his foundation, reached out to the less privileged in Delta State, Nigeria.
The midfield maestro plays for Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal and the player on shared the lessons he has learned from the pandemic on his Instagram page.
“As we all know, the world is fighting against an invisible enemy (COVID-19) and it came to steal, kill and destroy. We all are suffering from this hard time but one thing I have really learned from this is love.
“Everything we have at this moment are not useful- the cars, the clothes, all our luxuries, both expensive and less expensive. I believe this is the time for us to show love,” Agu said.
He further announced a partnership between his Foundation, Mikel Agu Foundation, and the Delta State government to provide palliative to the less privileged in the state.
Pictures of the items which are valued at about One million, five hundred thousand Naira include bags of rice, cartons of noodles, tomatoes and vegetables, amongst others.
Understanding the socio-economic situation in Africa, Mikel further called on other privileged Nigerians to help the poor in anyway possible whilst praying for God to bless Nigeria.
“I believe there is a way we all can help one another. Nothing is too big or too small. Africa like we all know,.life is difficult. God bless our country Nigeria,” Mikel concluded.