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NOC, World Taekwondo Federation write Nnaji over mother’s death

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PHOTO: www.insidethegames.biz

President of World Taekwondo Federation, Chungwon Choue and President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, has sent sent condolence messages to the Vice President, African Taekwondo Union, Dr. Jonathan Nnaji, on the death of his mother.

The late Mercy Mgbankwo Nnaji (Ezinne) died on July 21 aged 91-year-old.

‘’I was deeply saddened to learn that your mother passed away. It shall be impossible to imagine the sadness you and your family must have now. On behalf of the entire global Taekwondo families, let me offer my deepest condolences to you, the families and relatives. I can only hope that they will be given strengths to bear these difficult times,’’ Choue wrote.

In another message to the former first Vice President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee and President of Taekwondo Federation of Nigeria, Gumel said; ‘’we deeply mourn with Nnaji at this trying time and pray that God will give him the fortitude to bear the great loss.’’

The NOC President added: ‘’I know Nnaji to be quite close to the mother and the NOC identify with him in this moment of sorrow and pray that God will give the departed eternal rest.’’

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