Group Dole Out Financial Support To Wife, Mother Of Late NNL Chairman

Group Dole Out Financial Support To Wife, Mother Of Late NNL Chairman

By Our Correspondent

The Nigeria National League Club Owners and Managers Association (NALCOMA) have provided financial support to the widow and mother of the late chairman of the second tier league, Chidi Ofo Okenwa who was laid to rest last Friday, can report

According to the NNL President of the Presidents Club owners, Mr. Abdul Sule, the support is with the intent to provide some sort of succour to the diseased’s wife, Mrs. Chika Okenwa (Nee Okafor) and his mother, Theresa Okenwa.

Mrs. Chika Okenwa joined the league of over 285 million widows in the world following the demise of her husband on the 5th of May, 2020.

The former Nigerian international, Abdule Sule, who is also the president of kogi United Football Club of Lokoja said “The loss of a partner is devastating and can be magnified by long-term struggles for basic needs, other requirements and challenges for survival, hence in our own little way to cushion the effect of an expected challenge, we have decided to provide cash support to the wife and mother of our departed colleague and chairman who was so dear to us”

Late Ofo died on May 5th and was buried in Enugu State his home on July 24, 2020

Though the club owners did not disclose the amount given to the Okenwa’s wife and his mother, Abdul Sule said what they gave is their widow’s mite and will surely serve a purpose.

“I believe we should not look a horse gift in the eyes, what is paramount is the good intent and purpose in the givers mind”

The monetary gift was presented to them by the Vice Chairman of the NNL Club Owners, Coach Victor Nwakanma of Abia Comets, in the company of the Team Managers of Giant Brillars FC of Enugu and Emeka Okpara of Lamry FC.

NALCOMA Vice President, Mr. Nwakanma prayed God to provide more for the bereaved family, comfort and watch over them.

Late Chidi Ofo Okenwa, was renowned for his administrative football savvy and will surely be missed by all for his diligences and all he stood for.

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