Sunday, 12 June 2016
Tears as Ex-Super Eagles coach, Shaibu Amodu is buried
The remains of the technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) and former Super Eagles coach, Shaibu Amodu, have been interred in his hometown of Okpella in Edo state.
Amodu died in his sleep after complaining of chest pain on Friday.
Teras flowed freely as the hearse which conveyed his corpse from Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin, arrived his residence on Shaibu Amodu street, off Okeiwo road, Okpella residence, around 1pm.
Shortly after the arrival, an Islamic prayer led by Momodu Musa, chief Imam of Okpella, was conducted, and the remains of the sports master was lowered.
Mohammed Sanusi, NFF general secretary, led the federation’s delegation to the burial. Abdulrafiu Yusuf, NFF’s assistant technical director and Robinson Okosun, head of psychology, also attended the occasion.