Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Oyo state Governor, Ajimobi donates N5 million to ailing ex-Super Falcons Coach


Former Super Falcons and Shooting Stars Coach, Joseph Ladipo who had been battling with heart related ailment for over a month finally received financial help from Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi late Monday, the Governor donated N5 million to his treatment.

The son of the coach, Wale, reached out to the state and federal governments earlier in the month to come to the aid of his father who needed N2 million to undergo an immediate heart surgery at an Ibadan hospital. He revealed that his dad was diagnosed more than a month ago with heart related ailment and since then has been visiting hospital but the situation worsened last week.

Oyo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Dapo Lam-Adesina, in company with 3SC board members led by their Chairman, Mr. Toyin Akintunde, gave out N500, 000 to the family of the former Leventis United coach and reassured them of the state government's continuous support to ensure Jossy Lad gets back to full health.
The state government has also promised to give more support as soon as the family decides on the choice of hospital to treat him.  Lam-Adesina however wished him quick recovery.

Thanks to all the well-meaning Nigerians, praying for the Former Coach's quickest recovery.