Lagos - The remains of the late Media Officer of the Super
Falcons, Miss Gracious Akujobi, will be interred at her home –town,
Egbu-Owerri, outside Owerri, Imo State on Saturday, 22nd August, 2015.
Akujobi, who also served as Media Officer of the U-17 Women
National Team, Flamingos, in 2012, died on Thursday, July 16 at the Super
Falcons camp in Abuja, after health complications.
Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League and Member
of the NFF Executive Committee Dilichukwu Onyedinma will lead the NFF
delegation to funeral.
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“The truth is that we are still saddened by her sudden
death. Gracious Akujobi was a humble and dedicated media officer, and highly
professional. That is why the NFF has decided to play a full role in the
arrangements for the burial even though she was not a staff of the Football
“We cannot question the Almighty God. We love her but He
loves her the more. Our prayer is that God will continue to give the family the
fortitude to bear the loss, and also grant late Gracious Akujobi eternal rest.”For
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