Abdullahi, Keshi Mourn Falode’s Son

Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, is sad by the death of Oloruntoba Falode, son of foremost female sportscaster and National Women’s team Coordinator, Aisha Falode.
Also, Super Eagles boss, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi called from the United States to condole with Falode on the death of her son, saying God will give her the fortitude to bear the loss.
“There is nothing one can do about it but to say God gives and He takes, but it could be very painful and unfortunate and we don’t pray it happens to any one of us, Madam Falode please take heart”, he said in a telephone conversation.
In the Minister’s letter dated 18 February, Mallam Abdullahi declared that the loss of Toba Falode was unfortunate, heartbreaking and could not be imagined or contemplated by anyone else, adding that he shares the pain of the foremost female sports administrator.
“I personally share in your pains and grief given that he was a boy that I met and was looking forward to building a good relationship with. This must be a painful loss indeed, but even as we mourn, I pray that the Almighty God grant you the uncommon strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss”, the Minister said in his letter to Falode.
Meanwhile, burial arrangement for the late Oloruntoba, has been fixed for Monday, 3 March in Lagos, according to Aisha Falode.
The Church service will be held at Trinity House, Water Corporation Road, Off Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island in the city from 12 noon, while internment will follow at Vaults and Garden by FRCN, Ikoyi, Lagos.


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