We are not owing Shuaibu Amodu N25 million – Edo Govt

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The Late Shuaibu Amodu

The Late Shuaibu Amodu

The Edo State Government has denied owing the late former Chief Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Shuaibu Amodu, N25 million.

In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Peter Okhiria, on Wednesday, the government described as totally false and misleading reports that the state government owed the late Amodu Shuaibu N25 million.

The Edo government also described as patently false the contents of a letter in circulation purported written by the late Shuaibu Amodu, adding that the letter contained claims that have no bearing with the financial transactions of Edo State Government.

”All workers, from lowest to the highest paid, including Committee Members are enrolled in our Oracle-based payment system and we do not owe anyone,” Okhiria stated.

Here is the full statement issued by the Edo government on the matter:

Amodu Shaibu: Our Story – Edo Govt

The attention of Edo State Government has been drawn to a report in the newspapers and on several online platforms to the effect that the State Government owed Mr. Amodu Shaibu, the Technical Director of the Nigerian Football Federation, who died in the night Friday, June 10, to the tune of N25 million.

Let us state from the onset that his death is a huge loss to Edo State and Nigeria. We are certain that no one can fill the void of the shoes left behind by Coach Shaibu. He was not just a proud Edo son but also a perfect gentleman, community leader among other callings.

This is why he was invited to work with our young footballers after he was unceremoniously relieved of his appointment as Coach having qualified Nigeria for the World Cup. We remain deeply pained by his very sudden and untimely death.

The facts:

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Source:: PM Newspaper