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Lobi stars dedicate victory over Abia Warriors in memory of victims of Otukpo Bank robbery

October, 22 2023.

Credit: Chief Alloy Chukwuemeka


The Management of Lobi stars FC of Makurdi said it has dedicated its Victory over Abia Warriors FC in the NPFL Match Day four to victims of the recent Bank robbery attack at Otukpo town in Benue state, which claimed many lives.


The encounter which was earlier postponed as a result of the mourning mood in Benue state saw the Makurdi based side defeated Abia Warriors by 2-0.


Chief Executive Officer of Lobi stars Dominic Iorfa said the Victory would act as a relief for the entire people of Benue state who were thrown into mourning by the dastardly act of the armed robbers.

He specifically stated that the Victory is dedicated to the memories of the deceased and the families of those who were affected by the sad incident.


He prayed God to grant the souls of all the departed eternal rest and for the quick recovery to the injured.

The Match Day four encounter was witnessed bythe Deputy Governor of Benue state Barr. Dr. Sam Ode, Speaker of the Benue state House of Assembly Rt Hon. Hyacinth Aondona, Honourable commissioner of Youths, Sports and creativity Benue state Hon. Terkimbi Ikyange, Nasarawa state Commissioner for Youth and Sports Hon. Jafaru Ango, Permanent Secretary of the Nasarawa state Ministry of Youth and Sports Chief. Barr. Isaac Danladi , Media Aide to the Honourable Minister of Sports Development Mr Kola Daniel , Former Executive Secretary of the Club Owners Association of Nigeria and Director of Football ABS FC Chief Alloy Chukwuemeka, Chairman of Abia Warriors FC Chief John Obuh and host of other sports personalities.

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