The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Umar Abdullahi Ganduje has donated N3 million to the family of Chinedu Udoji, a Kano Pillars player who lost his life in an auto crash on February 18.
Ganduje made the donation known while receiving members of the late footballer’s family at Government House, Kano.
The governor described the late Udoji as a “role model”, adding that the donation would help ease the pains of his young family.
He 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 family’s delegation was led by late Udoji’s elder brother, Anthony Udoji.