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Beyonce donates to dying Nigerian restaurant in London

American music superstar, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, better known as Beyoncé has made good her promise of helping 10 businesses around the world, as she started by given an almost closed Nigerian restaurant in North London, £8,000.

The restaurant simply known as Chuku’s is located in Tottenham and owned by siblings, Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederik. Sadly, they were facing a possible closure because of the high cost of energy bill, when the grant came from the multiple-award winning sensation.

Beyoncé through her foundation, BeyGOOD, had stated that as part of her ongoing successful Renaissance World Tour,$1 million would be donated to 10 businesses around the world. Luckily for Emeka and Ifeyinwa, their restaurant turned up as one of the 10 winners.

“This grant couldn’t be more welcome. Chuku’s, like other restaurants that don’t have a financial reserve, has been battered by lockdowns and the cost of living crisis.

“Every day, we’re fighting to stay open to make it to our fourth birthday.

‘’This money will make that fight a little easier and allow us to continue celebrating Nigerian culture on Tottenham’s High Road for the time being”, Emeka said.

Ifeyinwa was still starstruck as she said: “I still can’t quite believe that Beyoncé has backed our restaurant – it feels a bit surreal. We’d already felt her impact when she was in town and concertgoers chose Chuku’s for their pre-gig meal, but this is a whole other level.”

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