Accident: God faithful to us, says Kwara United President

Date: 2018-01-11

Kwara United President, Prince Oladimeji Ladi Thompson, has expressed gratitude to God for sparing the lives of the club's players and officials involved in a motor accident on Wednesday in Ibadan.

The club president told newsmen on telephone that God had been faithful to the team. He said that the degree of the accident was high but God saved all the lives involved. He expressed satisfaction that three members of the team who sustained injuries were responding to treatment.

NAN reports that a player and two officials of the club were injured when a bus conveying the team got involved in an accident at 7.00a.m at Moniya, Ibadan. The team were returning from Lagos where they participated in the just-concluded Bet9ja Nigeria National League (NNL) Super 4.

They were returning to their base in Kwara when the accident occurred. The team had lost their first match to the eventual winners of the competition, Go Round FC. The Afonja warlords lost the match 4-2 on penalties after the regular time ended in a barren draw.

The team management was displeased with the knockout format adopted by the organisers of the competition. Kwara United management contested the format in a statement issued by the clubís Media Officer, Abdul Waheed Bibire. In the statement, the club signified intention to discontinue. On the accident, Bibire said that no life was lost although three people sustained various degrees of injuries.

"Kwara United players and officials in the early hours of today were involved in a motor accident in Ibadan. "The coaster bus conveying the harmony boys who were on their way from Lagos from the NNL Super 4 tournament ran into a parked trailer.

"The bus rammed into the stationary trailer in an attempt to avoid a speeding vehicle from the other end of the road. "Three out of the people on board sustained various degrees of injuries and have since been taken to hospital for medical attention," he said.

The Team Manager, Jimoh Oke, had also told newsmen that no life was lost to the accident. Oke said that the injured player and officials were receiving treatment in a hospital in Ibadan. "A player and two officials were injured; they are responding to treatment.

"We thank God that no life was lost to the incident; we will proceed to Ilorin today," Oke said. Newsmen report that Kwara United will lock horns with Niger Tornadoes of Minna in the opening day of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), on Sunday in Ilorin. NAN

Source

 

 


Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

NAWOJ     Oke-Ode     Kwara State Polytechnic     Orisun Igbomino     Yusuf Abdulkadir     Hajj     Firdaos Amasa     Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye     Bukola Ajikobi     Kulende-UITH     Bilikisu Oniyangi     Ibrahim Oniye     Saidu Isa     Mumeen Lah     KWACOBPA     Temitope Ogunbanke     Ajidagba     Rueben Parejo     Mohammed Katsina Ahmed     Halimat Yusuf     Bond     JAMB     Gbugbu     Kale Ayo     Al-Adaby     Malete     Saba Mamman Daniel     Saidu Yaro Musa     Laolu Saraki     Kwara State Internal Revenue Service     Toyin Sanusi     Adamu Atta     Wahab Abayawo     Mohammed Kamaludeen     COEASU     Abdullahi Saadudeen Alikinla     Chemiroy Nigeria Limited     Obuh     Offa     Suleman Abubakar     Saad Omo'ya     Bilikis Oladimeji     Musibau Akanji     JAAC     Ali Ahmad     Muhammed Abdullahi     Esinrogunjo     Sabo-Oke     Dauda Adeniran Adeshola     Olomu Of Omu-Aran     Issa Manzuma     Christopher Ayeni     Afonja Descendants Union     Ojo Fadumila     Sango-UITH Road     Abdul-Rasheed Na 'Allah     Fatai Garuba Labaka     Abdulrazak Shehu Akorede     Adamu B. Yaqubu     Ramadan     Olushola Saraki     Kwara State Government     Aro Yahaya     Students Union Government     Muhammed Danjuma     Oyun     Kale Belgore     Edu     Www.Kwarareports.com     National Pilot     Ahmad Uthman     Sherif Shagaya     Sheikh Alimi     Abdulkadir Orire     CCT     Musa Yeketi     Kulende