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Osun Babes Extend Hands Of Love To Orphans

Players of Nigeria Women Premier League side Osun Babes FC visited the Our Lady of Fatima Orphanage home ahead of their week one encounter with Nassarawa Amazons in Lafia.

The entire squad paid a heartwarming visits to the children's/orphanage care unit of the hospital, handling out a raft of gifts to the less privileged kids.

The team manager, Kehinde Johnson, team secretary Mrs Aderonke Ajibola, welfare officer, Kehinde Salami, chief coach Liadi Bashiru and other coaching staff and players handed out food items, toys, educational materials and toiletries to the kids.

They passed on their best wishes to the children, staff of the orphanage and also spent some quality time mingling, playing and praying with the kids, some of whom are said to be homeless since birth.

The captain of the side Grace Peters said:

  “ It’s been really special to be here today, an incredible place and for the players and the staff to come and visit the orphanage. It’s been a special afternoon and we the players really relish this opportunity and we look forward doing this from time to time "

“ It is difficult and bad when kids are dumped after birth and it's even good enough that some people pick them up and train them to become better people. I urge everyone to keep supporting these set of people as they aren't as privileged as many of us "
“ We saw some very small cute babies here and its unbelievable that a parent will abandon her child. But overall, we are happy that these kids are strong and are receiving some of the best care you can find anywhere "

Reacting to her words, the head of Orphanage "Our lady of Fatima hospital", Sister Elizabeth Akinlotan was elated over the donations and tasked them to keep doing more.

" We are glad and very grateful to the management and players of Osun Babes FC, this nice gesture will go along way in helping the kids. I really hope other groups too will emulate this.

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