Elderly man appreciates Femi Otedola after billionaire sponsored medical treatment

Elderly man appreciates Femi Otedola after billionaire sponsored medical treatment

  • A Nigerian man identified as Dr Ini Ebong has taken to social media to thank billionaire, Femi Otedola, for his assistance
  • The man, in August 2020, had fallen sick following a heart condition and after crying out to the public, via an NGO and the media, Otedola came to his rescue
  • Several Nigerians have taken to the comment section to shower praises and blessings on the billionaire for coming to his rescue

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F is back on his feet and it is all thanks to popular Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, who through his charity foundation, came to the aide of Ebong.

Photos of Dr Ini Ebong and Femi Otedola.
The retired lecturer showed appreciation to the billionaire. Photo credit: @delemomoduovation, @femiotedola
Source: Instagram

Forceful retirement and subsequent illness

According to Vanguard, Ebong who until his retirement in 2002, was an Associate Professor, Department of Theatre Arts, University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State.

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In August of 2020, he fell sick and, according to the medical report, Ebong was brought to the hospital with congestive cardiac failure.

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Femi Otedola reached out to Ebong

The news was published by Premium Times. Shortly after, Femi Otedola reached out to assist the lecturer through foundation.

In a recent video shared on Instagram by Dele Momodu, a frail Ebong walking without assistance as he thanked the billionaire for coming to his rescue.

Watch the video below:

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Vanguard also revealed that Ebong was ‘forcefully’ and ‘unjustly’ retired by the university authorities in 2002.

Despite a string of victories in court, following his several legal battles with the institution, he has been consistently denied reinstatement.

Nigerians praise Femi Otedola

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Following the new video which has surfaced online, below are some reactions from social media users:


"May God continue to bless Mr Femi Otedola."


"God bless uncle femi."


"Bless your heart sir @femiotedola "


"God continue to bless him."


"God bless King Femi....... ❤️"


"May good God name be praised, those that contributed to the successful operation, may u never lack anything in Jesus name... Amen."

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Father-in-law with a difference

Musician Mr Eazi recently turned 30 and he received a birthday message from his girlfriend Temi's dad Femi Otedola.

The billionaire took to his Instagram page to share a photo with his daughter Temi's boyfriend.

Otedola, in his usual simple fashion, wished the musician a happy birthday. He then urged him to stay easy.

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