I wish I have so much money to help people in need, says US based Nigerian striker


Francis Achi

After providing 2000 bags of rice to the Benue state government to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic to the indigenes of the state, Fanendo Adi has said that he greatly desires to help people in need, totorinews reports.

Adi, who plies his trade with Columbus Crew Fc of Ohio in the MLS informed during interview session on NSM WhatsApp platform informed that his driving motivation is to be a channel to help to people, while also revealing that it was God that placed it in his heart to give, yet he struggled, thinking how it could be done.

Fully loaded …

“I struggled with it for about three weeks. Obviously, God placed it in my heart but I was really fighting it. I mean where am I gonna get that kind of money,” NSM said on NSM WhatsApp platform.

“I thought about different scenarios and the amount of the money, but the thought kept disturbing me for three weeks and i just suddenly gave up and allow God to take his course because I really felt this was needed to be done.

Trailer load of rice courtesy of Fanendo Adi

“I had to pray, plan, think about the whole situation and I thank God that he took control. I was able to give what I can to help.

“I just want to help people. I wish I have so much money that I could just homes to provide for everybody in need of shelter. 

Team Adi giving out the COVID-19 Palliatives to Benue State government

“Literally,  I don’t want to be bigger than anybody. I just want to be in the position where I can I help in need. I just want people to have the necessary things they can have.

“The food to eat, the health care they need, the home they can have to sleep. These are just my motivations,” he concluded.

Super Eagles camp…Fanendo Adi and Odion Ighalo

Adi was invited to the Super Eagles camp ahead of the preparation for 2017 AFCON double header qualifying games against Egypt in March 2016, unfortunately he could not feature for Nigeria in both games.


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