Abia Warriors Mourn Late NFF Chieftain Chidi Offor-Okenwa, Condoles With NFF, NNL and Enugu FA
Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia bChairman, Pastor Emeka Inyama, has expressed shock over the death of Enugu State Football Association Chairman, Chief Chidi Offor-Okenwa who passed on earlier hours of Tuesday in Enugu after a brief illness.
Offor-Okenwa who doubles as the Chairman of Enugu State FA and the Chairman of Nigeria National League was diagnosed as having leukaemia and was said to be restless throughout Monday night and slumped in the early hours of Tuesday before being rushed to a private hospital in Enugu, where he was confirmed dead.
Devasted Inyama who Offor Okenwa succeeded as Chairman of Nigerian National League described him as fallen hero of the game of football in the country.
He condoled the NFF, NNL, Enugu State FA and his immediate family on behalf of the Board and Management of Abia Warriors FC, describing the Late Offor-Okenwa as a complete gentleman and an astute administrator who was committed to the development of Nigeria football at all levels.
Inyama in conclusion prayed that God should grant his soul eternal rest and give his family, friends and Nigeria football fraternity the fortitude to bear the irreparable lose.