Angry Japanese Billionaire Blasts Sports Minister, Japanesse billionaire, Katsuya Takasu, is currently furious at NFF and the Sports Minister for questioning the source of his $390k donation to the Dream Team VI at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Dr Katsuya Takasu presenting cheques to Mikel and Siasia
From tweets culled from social media, it seems the Japanese surgeon, Dr Katsuya Takasu is not happy with Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and the Minister of Sports over their alleged “grumblings” about the $390,000 donations he made to the Nigeria U-23 Men’s National Team captain, Mikel and coach, Samson Siasia at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympics.
Recall that the Japanese billionaire flew all the way to Brazil to hand cheques to Siasia and Mikel Obi after they won soccer bronze of the Rio 2016 Olympics. But top Nigerian sports officials have called for investigations to the source of the money.
Taking to Twitter, the celebrated philantropist has revealed his displeasure with Nigerian officials especially with sports minister, Solomon Dalung as he told him to run an investigation on his foundation to check the source of the money.
See his Tweets below;
This angered many Nigerians on Twitter who blasted the country’s sports officials and apologized to the Japanese, adding that his single donation was appreciated by Nigerians.