I feel energized when I help people and give back – Prince Jerry Obaseki , grandson of Oyo Orok Oyo ‘Mr. Football'

I feel energized when I help people and give back – Prince Jerry Obaseki , grandson of Oyo Orok Oyo ‘Mr. Football’

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Born into the Obaseki Royal family of the Benin Kingdom, Prince Jerry  Obaseki popularly called Prince Jerry has always been into sports from his formative years.

The California based realtor through the Headlife Initiative and his NGO, Patrotric bee, donated food items worth thousands of naira and hand washer accessories to three orphanages homes in the city of Benin.

The beneficiaries include Tender Love Orphanage, Edo Orphanage and Aid for Love Orphanage, according to Jerry, who is not new to giving to charity said, “I feel energized when I help people and give back “

He further said the palliatives is in response to the lockdown due to the Corona Virus pandemic.

 

I feel energized when I help people and give back – Prince Jerry Obaseki , grandson of Oyo Orok Oyo ‘Mr. Football'

I feel energized when I help people and give back – Prince Jerry Obaseki , grandson of Oyo Orok Oyo ‘Mr. Football’

 

As a member of the Edo State Male Basketball team under coach Tony, the former player donated sneakers to his teammates and finance many inter-department competitions.

Jerry, who is married with kids was a member of the Edo State Male Basketball team that shut down the Delta Sport Complex after failing to qualify for 2008 National sports festival in Kaduna  after  he was dropped by Coach Tony.

In 2010, young Obaseki was the director of Sports in Mathematics department of the University of Benin .

Prince Jerry Obaseki is the grandson of former FIFA Executive Member, Late Oyo Orok Oyo, he was the longest serving Secretary General of Nigeria Football Federation.

 

Mudashiru Shittu

 

 

 



Mudashiru Shittu

A Sport writer , reporter and a broadcaster with huge knowledge of Sporting Events in Africa and beyond .


One thought on “I feel energized when I help people and give back – Prince Jerry Obaseki , grandson of Oyo Orok Oyo ‘Mr. Football’

  1. AvatarWilliam Obaseki

    Yes. Obaseki are well known for serving and giving to cause of the people. So, i am not surprise. It’s in our DNA. Brother Jerry, you shall rise from parlor to the palace of powerful speaker, in the world in Jesus mighty power. Amen.

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