Social media react to Dele Momodu's pledge to give away his income

Social media react to Dele Momodu's pledge to give away his income

- Many have reacted to Dele Momodu's pledge on Sunday, August 16, that he would give his income to the poor

- In making the pledge, he attached photos showing messages people who had benefitted from his charity sent him

- The media mogul said he will also convince his friends and family to join him in giving more to the less privileged

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The CEO of Ovation International, Dele Momodu, has said that he wants to give most of his income to the less privileged, stressing the fact that he is not doing so for any political ambition.

On his Twitter page on Sunday, August 16, he said he now understands what Jesus said about the rich trading off their wealth to help the poor.

Attaching screenshots of appreciation messages from those he had helped in the past, the media mogul said he would encourage his family and friends to give more to charity.

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Dele said that the only things he wants in return for his goodwill to people are prayers as he asked God to help him in the new philanthropy move.

He tweeted: "When JESUS said the rich should sell off their riches and offer to the poor, I now understand better. I feel so fulfilled and ready to give most of my income to the poor, expecting nothing but only PRAYERS in return, and will encourage my friends to join me... GOD HELP ME," he said.

Many reacted to his new pledge as they prayed for him, wishing more blessings on his life. Below are some of their comments:

A collage of the Ovation International CEO. Photos sources: Twitter/Dele Momodu/ThisDay

A collage of the Ovation International CEO. Photos sources: Twitter/Dele Momodu/ThisDay
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Legit.ng earlier reported how Momodu hosted an online 60th birthday party amid COVID-19 with top dignitaries in attendance.

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Attendees of the virtual party were also treated to interesting musical performances by veteran musicians Kwam 1, Sir Shina Peters, and Yinka Ayefele.

In other news, when schools were closed in March 2020 following confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in the country, many children in Matopeni slums, Kayole estate, were left wondering what would happen to their daily meals.

The children, a majority of them from low-income families, were heavily relying on their daily school meals to survive as most of them are not assured of a meal at home.

Observing their hardships in life, a pastor from a local church started a feeding programme for the children, as reported by NTV.

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