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Some say that a man is known by the company he keeps. Nnamdi Asomugha has been known to be in the company of great men in America and in Nigeria. He seems to be using those contacts to help students and others. He is seen as a man who cares for people.

So much bad press is given to stars and professional athletes that it just makes sense to focus on those who care about students and people in general.

Asomugha has a first name which is the same as one of the names of the airport in Abuja, Nigeria. How do I know? I have been in that airport a total of six times.

Although Asomugha was not with a group of NFL Nigerian Ambassadors on March 10, 2008, who arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in company of many armed policeman playing host to four active players of the NFL, he believes in a similar mission.

He upholds the mission and values of an ambassador, as he has founded an organization to help others, and he has a reputation for helping many young people in Nigeria.

Those armed policemen at the gate stood out in my mind when a small entourage including Professor Joseph Mokuolo, a celebrated Nigerian chemist, escorted two pasto...

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