Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has described the late Kano Pillars defender, Chinedu Udoji as a true player who was committed to the success of the club both on and off the pitch.
Ganduje stated this when the Kano State government donated N3 million to the family of the late Kano Pillars player who died on Sunday, February 18 in a motorcycle accident after their game with Enyimba in Kano.
Gov. Ganduje said, “Udoji is a great personality and a role model who is very committed to the success of Kano Pillars both on and off the pitch. The State government decision to ease and help his young family with a token as we cannot bring him back to life or pay his family replacement”.
The deceased’s elder brother in appreciation to the Kano State government for thanked the State government for the kind gestures stressing that the family has taken the death in good faith.
“We thank the people and government of Kano state for this sungular gesture and we take his demise in good faith as its destiny as every human will taste death,” Anthony said.
Also the Chairman of the Kano State Sports Commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima who led the Kano Pillars delegation to the State governor, enjoined Kano Pillars player to win the current league title on behalf of their late defender.
The delegation of Kano Pillars was led by the chairman of Kano state Sport Commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, who called on the players to win the current Nigerian premier league season on behalf of the late defender.