- Sunday Eboigbe is currently battling an unknown ailment which has reportedly affected his limbs
- Minister Sunday Dare has offered the ex-international a medical support
- Eboigbe played for Nigeria at the 1988 and 1990 AFCON tournaments
Former Super Eagles' defender Sunday Eboigbe can now heave a sigh of relief as Nigeria’s Sports Minister Sunday Dare has reportedly intervened in his situation.
Eboigbe who had been battling an unknown ailment for some years now was contacted by the minister who in turn reached out to the deputy governor of Edo state Philip Shuaibu as they make efforts to provide help for the former player.
According to Premium Times, the ministry issued a statement that Eboigbe who had been bedridden as a result of a strange ailment has not been able to use his limbs.
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The ex-Insurance of Benin player to drew the attention of the minister who sent an official of the ministry “to hand him some cash”, as well as to ascertain area of further assistance.
After due consultations, the minister reportedly contacted the deputy governor who raised a medical team to do a proper evaluation of the state of the health of the ex-player.
A medical team visited Eboigbe at his Benin City residence on Monday for proper evaluation and will soon commence treatment to get him back on his feet.
The minister promised to pick up the medical bill of the former international.
Eboigbe, who played alongside the likes of Friday Elaho amongst others was a member of the Super Eagles Morocco 88 and Algiers 90 Nations cup squad.
Also, recall that the Sports Minister Sunday Dare continued to put smiles on the faces of surviving mothers of late Nigerian stars, with the mom of late Nigerian athlete Sunday Dare also beneficiaries.
Complete Sports reported that Odomogun quarters, Ilaere Ogidi in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State which is the ancestral home of the former Olympic gold medalist came to life on Sunday, May 10.
Mrs Fumilayo Bada, the surviving mother of late runner, got a soul-lifting cash of N50,000 and food items such as rice, semovita and beverages courtesy the Minister for Youths and Sports Development Sunday Dare.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigeria's Sports Minister Sunday Dare has continued with his good gesture of honoring mothers of late sports personalities after sending money and palliative to Ali Jeje Ibrahim's mum.
Ali Jeje Ibrahim was one of the best midfielders in Nigeria then during the 80s and played all his football career in the country's professional League.
It was Ali Jeje Ibrahim who captained Nigeria to the World Youth Championship in Mexico 37 years ago where the West African nation failed to win the tournament.
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