Amuneke Offers Palliative To Journalists As COVID-19 Lockdown Bites Harder
By Our Correspondent
Former Super Eagles coach and Africa footballer of the Year who is presently on the payroll of El- Makassa of Egypt, Emmanuel Amuneke has extended hand of friendship to journalists as he dolled out money to cushion the impact of the lockdown across the country ooccasioned by COVID-19, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
The former Tanzania national team coach extend the show of love through financial gestures at this critical time when economic, sporting AMD social activities are halted in the country and across the globe.
From his base in Egypt, the former Barcelona star Wednesday extolled the unqualifiable roles the journalists are playing in the fight against COVID-19 noting that while the pen and pen professionals are exposed to the dangers of the virus, that carry out their duties with humility and diligence
“I am pleased to do what I have done. Journalists have really done so much at this critical time that Corona virus has affected the human race. The pen profession are exposed while carrying out their jobs.
“They need the support of well meaning Nigerians in order to disseminate accurate information to the general public. I have always seen journalists as partners in progress right from my playing days.”
The former U-17 gaffer who has won the trophy as a chief coach as well as head coach concluded by saying, “I pray for the safety of Nigerians as a whole. Sooner or later, the pandemic will be a thing of the past”.
It could be recalled that the Federal government on March 30 order total lockdown and no movement in FCT, Lagos and Ogun state as one of the moves to reduce the spread of Coronavirus in the country.