Financially crippled AFC Leopard football Club received a financial boost on Thursday night when key political leaders , business community and fans came together in order to help offset their financial commitments.
H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta gave a personal contribution of Kshs 2m, its patron Hon. Musalia Mudavadi gave Kshs 1m, Hon. Raila Odinga gave Kshs 1m, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa and friends gave Kshs 1.1m, Hon. Amina Muhammed who gave Kshs 730,000, Hon. Oparanya gave Kshs 500,000, Hon. Tim Wanyonyi gave Kshs 400,000 and pledged to support the team with Kshs 100,000 every month for 12 months.
Other leaders who contributed included, Chief Administrative Secretary, National Treasury and planning, Eric Simiyu Wafukho, who gave Kshs 100,000 ,Stanley Livondo who gave Kshs 120,000, CAS Omuhaka who gave Kshs 50 000, Hon. Wangwe who gave Kshs 50,000, Hon. Petronila Were who gave Kshs 10,000.
Hon. Musalia Mudavadi had earlier on given Kshs 630,000 which was used to secure a title deed for the AFC.
CS Eugene Wamalwa who delivered President Uhuru Kenyatta contribution, said that the Head of State has always been supportive when the club is in need.
“When we took our new bus to state house so that the president can bless it, we also asked him to support our team and he did in an accumulation if Ksh12.5 million over the months during the covid-19 period. He has today told me that he is yours and you can always count on him,” Wamalwa said
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