By Akin Bolarinwa
One of the most respected sports administrator in the country has donated two hundred thousand Naira worth of pallatives to the Nigeria foremost WhatsApp sports group called Nigeria Sports Mouthpiece (NSM) Rebranded.
According to the administrator who chose to remain anonymous, this is to alleviate the hardship occasioned by the COVID-19 lock-down on sports journalists that serves as essential workers.
The Philanthropist fondly addressed by his kinsmen as “Mr Talk and Do”, delivered the palliatives to the leaders of the NSM noble platform for onward distribution to journalists.
He said, “Journalists across the world are one of the worse hit during the COVID-19 pandemic because the sports sector has been shut down for 3 months. Here in Nigeria, sports may not resume until the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 gives us the go ahead.
“The palliative is to ensure that sports journalists who are also essential workers have funds to buy face masks and hand sanitizers to keep themselves free from COVID-19
The elders of the platform (NSM) received the palliatives on behalf of the group, commending the respected sports administrator for his kind gesture.