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Promise fulfilled: Femi Fani-Kayode found the street hawker who went viral

BelieveAll 06/26/2020

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Former Nigeria Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has finishing located the 9 year old Owerri hawker whose video went viral on social media.

The young boy was seen singing in a melodious voice which attracted notable Nigerians who pledged to support the family of the little boy in training him to University level of education.

One of those who noticed and pledged support was Chief Kayode.

Fani-Kayode, who said the boy’s song moved him to tears, said he would give N250,000 instantly to the family and then pay his scholarship up to the university level.

In the tweets he made this morning, Friday 26 June, the former Nigeria Minister said he has "finally found the handsome young boy in Owerri who sings like an angel" and have honoured his pledge.

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According to his tweets, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode wrote; "After much ado we finally found the handsome young boy from Owerri who sings like an angel and I have honoured my pledge. He touched my life with his songs of praise and he inspired and brought hope to millions. May God continue to be with him and use him.

"..I call on all other prominent personalities &public figures that made a similar pledge to him to pls honor them &I reiterate my intention to be responsible for his school fees from now until he finishes University. We must ensure that his gift & talent does not go to waste.2/4"

"..Again there will be no more street hawking for him because I will also send him an allowance every month. His golden voice, which is his gift from God, and his obvious love and passion for the Lord has certainly made a way for him and his life will NEVER be the same again.3/4"

"..I am so proud of this young man who is doing such a great work & who says he wants to be a priest. I am proud of his parents too who have weathered every storm, remained steadfast in their faith & trusted the Lord regardless of the challenging circumstances that they face. 4/5"

"...God is truly faithful and He honors and provides for His own. The case of this blessed and gifted young man and his wonderful family bears testimony to that! I am so excited and happy for them. To God alone be the glory!"

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Here is a link to a video he shared showing his representative handing the money over to the family of the little boy.

https://twitter.com/realFFK/status/1276395846238642176?s=19

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Top Comments
JenniferChikezie_01 · 06/26/2020
God bless you sir
AlbertUlochukwu · 06/26/2020
more blessing ffk
HannahDietespiff · 06/26/2020
God bless you chief

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