Sunday, 12 June 2016

Amodu Shuaibu Was Never Hypertensive Says Wife

Wife of the late Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)Amodu Shauibu, Kuburat in a new interview with the Sunday Telegraph has said her husband never had a history of High Blood Pressure, contrary to media reports which said he did.

"My husband was not hypertensive at any point, so I don’t really know what all these news reports are saying," she said.

Over the years, my husband had been battling very strongly with a Type B diabetics which was the main history he lost weight drastically as he was placed on special diet that burnt all the fat in his body. “I am shocked he died suddenly without any complaint of illness. He spoke to me on Friday evening at about 7pm and he was very fine, with no crisis from diabetics.

For the ailment, he had all the necessary drugs and he knows when his blood sugar is high or too low. If he had felt funny on Friday, he would have told me and he knows what to do to control his blood sugar. So there was no crisis, I wondered how he would just leave us like that.”

Meanwhile, Amodu’s remains have been interred in his hometown of Okpella in Edo State. Tears flowed freely as the hearse which conveyed his corpse from Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin, arrived his residence on Shaibu Amodu Street, off Okeiwo Road, Okpella residence, around 1pm. Shortly after the arrival, an Islamic prayer led by Momodu Musa, chief Imam of Okpella, was conducted, and the remains of the former coach was lowered.

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