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Obi Cubana makes good on his word, awards scholarship to Lagos hawker



Obi Cubana, Jeremiah Ekuma, Daddy Freeze

Nigerian businessman and socialite, Obi Iyiegbu, aka Obi Cubana, has offered a letter of scholarship to Jeremiah Ekumah, the Lagos hawker.

Last week, Ekuma, a young hawker, was caught on camera in the Ajah area of Lagos, giving money to persons who were being transported to prison in a Nigerian Correctional Service van.

Obi Cubana, who chairs the Cubana Group, last Saturday, in an interview with media personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly known as Daddy Freeze, disclosed his intention to sponsor the Ekuma’s tertiary education in his preferred institution.

Making good on his word, Obi Cubana, on Saturday, shared pictures of the young lad who received his letter of scholarship from the Cubana Group.

On his Instagram page, Obi Cubana also revealed that one Mr & Mrs Afuah, based in Canada, has placed Ekuma on a N100,000 monthly salary till he finished his education.

The post read, “And God has remembered Jerry!! @jerryluck_ God used Rocky @rockyemmyphotography to make that video! And God used @daddyfreeze to connect me and Jerry!

“He has collected his letter of scholarship from Cubana Group! Thank God for His uncommon Grace! Mr & Mrs Afuah @iam_hymans who are based in Canada, we ran into ourselves last night at Cubana Lagos, and he introduced himself and said he wanted to reach out to Jerry.

“We all met this afternoon here in lagos. He has promised Jerry (and started paying immediately) a salary of 100k monthly from today till he is done with school!

“God has really remembered Jerry! Do Good, be nice, be generous! God will definitely remember you someday”.