Rashidi Yekini’s daughter graduates from De Monforte University

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Rashidat Yemisi Yekini, daughter of late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini has graduated from the De Monforte University in Leicester City, United Kingdom.

The 22-year-old studied Cinematography and graduated with distinction as the second overall best student in her school.

Born in London, Yemisi Yekini, is the first daughter of late Nigeria striker Rashidi Yekini. She was only 17 years old when her father died.

Rashidat’s father, Rashidi Yekini was the Best African footballer in 1993. He was an important member of the team that participated in the 1994 World Cup where he scored Nigeria’s first-ever goal in a World Cup.

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Yekini died in Ibadan on May 4, 2012, at the age of 48. He was buried at his residence in Ira, Kwara State.

A Facebook user, Kayode Tijani shared the story on Monday.

Here are some of the photos from the graduation.


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