By Victor Graham
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel has sent a get- well message to the players and staff of the state Professional League One side, Akwa United Football Club who were involved in an auto crash along Ezionye Expressway in Enugu state.
The head-on collision with two other vehicles, occurred on Friday (yesterday), during the team’s journey to honour a league match in Kaduna against Jigawa Golden Stars.
In a statement released by his Spokesman, Mr. Ekerete Udoh, Governor Emmanuel thanked God that as sad and unfortunate as the crash was, no life was lost.
“ Let me commend the Enugu State Government and indeed the management of Enugu Rangers Football Club for their brotherly love and the quick assistance rendered to our team.
“Your timely intervention helped in no small measures to mitigate further injuries and evacuation for urgent medical attention.
“We will do all we can, to further provide any needed assistance to the players and others who were affected”, the statement said.
The Governor also commended the League Management Company, for promptly postponing the matchday 15 clash earlier billed for Sunday, March 14, 2021.
The Governor prayed for timely psychological and physical recovery of the players to reposition them on track in their quest to emerge tops in the league and represent the country in continental action.