Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised to give out scholarships to the children of the blue-eyed mother, Risikat Azeez.
Naija News recalls that Risikat Azeez and her two daughters were dumped by her husband, Abdul-Wasiu Omo-Dada because of the colour of their eyes. Thereafter, concerned Nigerians offered to help the 30-year-old mother of two.
The minister’s Personal Assistant, Grassroots, Shola Kolawole, visited the family on Saturday on behalf of his boss, who also offered a cash gift to the family.
“Her story was compelling and pitiable. Two young kids and mother abandoned by the husband through no fault of theirs. No kid should be denied education and a chance to live. I was moved by compassion. As an Ogbomoso indigene, they live next door to us in Ilorin. They are my neighbours. The Bible admonishes that we should love our neighbours that we see,” Dare said.
Dare’s intervention comes as cheery news for Risikat and her kids, who had never been to school,
Source: Naija News