Abuja - Super Falcons media officer Gracious Akujobi is
News of her sudden death filtered in early Thursday
afternoon, just as the Super Falcons concluded their morning training in Abuja.
They are preparing for the 2016 Olympics qualifier against Equatorial
Guinea billed for this weekend in Abuja.
Also read: Equatorial Guinea plan Super Falcons defeat
Akujobi, who is in her 30s, was said to have been rushed to
the hospital after indicating dizziness and state of being unwell during the
training in Abuja. She was pronounced dead at the hospital after reportedly suffering
from internal bleeding and other complications.
Akujobi, who worked with Prompt News Online since 2013
covering the Sports Beat, just returned with the Super Falcons from Canada
where the team featured at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Condolences have been pouring in on her Facebook page and
twitter handles, with majority expressing shock at her death and praying God
give the family the courage to bear the loss.
For the latest on
national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and
like our Facebook page.