Super Eagles and Bursaspor star, Abdullahi Shehu has disclosed program for his newly launched Foundation which will take place in his native State, Sokoto, this December.
The Abdullahi Shehu Foundation will engage the youths in Sokoto State in three events that will start with the Sokoto Governors Cup across the 23 Local Governments in the State.
“We have been doing a lot of programs over the years to empower the Youths in my state, but this year's events will be unique,” Shehu told CSN at the venue of his media conference.
“We want to use football as a platform to revive the hopes of talented footballers in Sokoto, we are taking the Governors Cup across the Local Governments and we have the State Government support.
“There are many talents in Sokoto, but they lack opportunities to compete, we want to use football to discover the hidden talents across Sokoto and give them hopes. We need to produce more of Shehu in Sokoto.
“It's important we impart knowledge and guide our future leaders to live a positive and productive life, the Foundation want to inspire the Youths.
“We can't leave everything in the hands of the government, we should also support them and empower the Youths,” Shehu concluded.
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