Tinubu Was The First Donor To My Heart Foundation – Kanu
Former Super Eagles striker, Nwankwo Kanu, has revealed that the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s National Leader and 2023 presidential hopeful, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu‘s monetary donation helped him kick start his Kanu Heart Foundation.
Kanu said this on Saturday, March 19, 2022, when he and other ex-internationals visited Tinubu to congratulate him on his 70th birthday which comes up on March 29, 2022.
Other players at the event include former goalkeepers, Peter Rufai, Ike Shorunmu and Dosu Joseph; former captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha; and defenders Taribo West and Uche Okechukwu.
Midfielders, Tijani Babangida and Mutiu Adepoju and strikers, Victor Ikpeba and Obafemi Martins complete the guest’s list.
Tinubu donated to Kanu Heart Foundation and Jay Jay OkochaSince it was launched in 2000, the Kanu Heart Foundation has successfully helped 538 children of varying ages access free open-heart surgeries in hospitals across the world.