Nigerian Footballer Ahmed Musa Helps Boy who Lives in Lagos Slum, Sends Him to School in Heartwarming Video

Nigerian Footballer Ahmed Musa Helps Boy who Lives in Lagos Slum, Sends Him to School in Heartwarming Video

  • Nigerian footballer Ahmed Musa has been hailed on social media for putting a smile on the face of a boy who lives in a Lagos slum
  • The 30-year-old famed for his philanthropic deeds sent folks to visit the boy's home with his t-shirt after which he enrolled him in school
  • Musa shared a heartwarming video showing the moment the young lad began schooling with other kids

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Fatih Karagümrük of Turkey left winger Ahmed Musa melted hearts on the net as he brought joy to the family of a young lad residing in a Lagos slum.

Musa helped the boy's family and engaged him by sending the lad to a school in the water-logged community.

Ahmed Musa, Lagos slum, school, boy
Musa impacted the boy's life. Photo Credit: @ahmedmusa718
Source: UGC

The Nigerian professional footballer was seen in a clip shared on his verified Instagram page in a video call where he promised to send money across.

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The short clip captured when the lad's family was visited by folks assisting Musa.

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He got Musa's Super Eagles jersey

During the visit, they conveyed Musa's message to the boy's people as well as presented the lad with a Super Eagles jersey bearing the player's name and squad number.

The clip also showed the moment the boy began school. He wore a happy countenance as he entered the class in uniform like other kids of his age.

Musa shared the clip with lengthy advise on the need to show love to one another.

His post read in part:

"A lot of times we wait for when have so much to make an impact but in our world today, your little can go a very long way.
"When we are oblivious of what other people are going through, we feel like the world is against us but situations like this right here should help us appreciate life more.

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"Regardless of our tribe or tongue, we are one. Let us spread love always because together we can achieve so much."

Watch the video below:

Social media reactions

@lapiro.m said:

"Who can imagine how this place will be when it is raining at 2:00AM? It can’t be imagine. Can you imagine giving birth here… father lord."

@baba_lingo1 said:

"God bless u so much for ur kind hearted hospitality and love to the less privileged knowing fully well that God has blessed you to an extent where u can assist others and think of better life for those in the urban and remote areas, cuz they are born by mothers and parents as well. Alhamdurulah."

@ike_chike said:

"The govt doesn't care. Truth be told... God bless you Ahmed. Legendary as always."

@jemsy_benz said:

"No amount is too small to make a smile Humanity first God bless you for lending your voice."

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When Ahmed Musa opened barbing salon in N500m worth complex

Meanwhile, previously reported that Nigerian professional footballer Ahmed Musa once again showed his remarkable entrepreneurial skills as he opened a corporate barbing salon within his N500million (over GHC7m) worth sports complex in Kano state

The Nigerian international opened the sports complex in June 2017 with reports that he was perturbed by the lack of sporting facilities in his home state.

The Kano state born player decided to help athletes with his hard earned money as the facility is said to have two five-a-side pitches, a gymnasium, lounge, restaurant and a large multipurpose events hall.


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