Death of George, Emmanuel: Nigeria’s Sports Minister Condoles With Rangers, Families

Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare has commiserated with Families and Enugu Rangers FC over the death of their players, Emmanuel Ogbu and Ifeanyi George in a car accident.

Recall that George and Emmanuel died on the spot during the accident on Sunday with another passenger who is a friend to George, Eteka Gabriel, also among the casualties.

In a condolence message via his twitter handle on Monday, Dare stated that the death of the duo remains a big loss to Nigerian football.

“Sad day for football. Again, the death of Ifeanyi George of Rangers International, Enugu in a ghastly motor accident concentrates the mind,” he tweeted.

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“A very painful death. Emmanuel Ogbu, a youth footballer died along with Ifeanyi May God console their families. I share in their grief.”

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