The family of late Douglas Uzama cries out for help.
The General Secretary of NANPF Austin popo who was in Benin to attend to the Burial ceremony of late Wilson Oboh today Friday 10th May 2019 got an emergency call from the grandfather of Douglas Uzama junior whose dad Douglas Uzama former Gombe Fc and National under 20 player was murdered by unknown persons in Benin 26th Dec 2016. The son abandoned by his mother to his grand parents after the death of his father has been going through some health challenges that culminated in an operation at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital Benin today Friday which the General Secretary was summoned to witnessed. Prior to this time the family through the union has made series of appeal to the NFF to pay late Uzama Douglas, monies owed him as former player in under 20 ,the sum of #400,000, and USD 4000 as match and camp allowance which has not yielded any positive result. It can be recalled the union had made several visits to Uzama family in Benin, including the President of the union Tijani Babaginda immediately after his election in DEC 2018. The union had made some donations to the family each time they come visiting. From the information gotten from the union, the General Secretary confirmed that the last discussion he had with the NFF president on this issue, was response that the NFF does not have money. Today’s visit the General Secretary was accompanied by the union Director of operations, David Agbiovo . The father is appealing to the conscience of the NFF president to do the needful , to enable them buy drugs and take care of bills from the operations. He also called for assistance from kind hearted individuals to come to the aid of the family as he is not finding it easy to foot the medical bills alone in order to save the child’s life.


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