Kano Pillars trio of Gambo Mohammed, Eneji Otekpa and Murtala Adamu, who picked up gunshot wounds during Thursday’s robbery incident, have been re-admitted at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Kano.
Five Pillars players were injured in an armed robbery attack along Abuja-Lokoja expressway on Thursday on their way to honour an opening day Glo Premier League match at Heartland FC’s Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri.
All injured players were moved from the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja to the AKTH on Friday, but the duo of Ubong Ekpai and Reuben Ogbonnaya were certified okay by the doctor and will now continue recuperation from their homes.
Among prominent personalities who have visited the players in the hospital are: Kano State commissioner of Information, youths, sports and culture, Ladidi Ibrahim Garko, former NFA chairman, Ibrahim Galadima, permanent secretary Kano State ministry of information, Adda’u Lawan, Kano State FA chairman, Sharef rabiu Ahlan and general manager of the state-owned team, Babangida Umar.
All other nine fixtures of the new Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season begins today, except the one involving the Naze Millionaires and Pillars which has been slated till further notice.