The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has come to the aid of distraught former Super Eagles midfielder, Wilson Oruma.
Oruma sank into the grip of mental illness after he was duped out of N2bn allegedly by a pastor.
However, in a bid to bring the captain of the victorious Golden Eaglets of 1993 Under 16-World Cup back to his old self, NFF President has gifted Oruma a three-bedroom flat and unveiled other plans for him.
“By next week, Oruma will move into my house before they finish furnishing the three bedroom flat where he would stay… His story is a pathetic one and we cannot allow him to die. I am rendering this help to him from one Warri man to another. We are Warri Ambassadors.
“All we need to do is to show him love. I ate with him. He’s stable. The NFF will include him to play a role in our award ceremony coming up soon. Thereafter, we’ll include him in the U-20 national team. Come June, we’ll also include him in the contingent to Russia to cheer the Super Eagles,” Pinnick told Vanguard.