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The head coach of Enyimba Football club of Aba, Finidi George will miss the club’s matchday 17 clash against Sporting Lagos, The Eastern Updates can confirm.
Finidi is currently on national team assignment with the Super Eagles in preparation for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.
Assistant coach Olanrewaju Yemi will be in charge of the nine-time NPFL champions pending his return.
Finidi is expected to miss five games in the league if the Super Eagles reach the AFCON final.
Enyimba are unbeaten in their last four league games.
The People’s Elephant are fourth on the NPFL table with 26 points.
In another report, the Governor of Abia state, Alex Otti has assured that his administration is determined to drive development across all the sectors of the state’s economy.
Otti, who was speaking at an interactive meeting held at the Banquet hall, Government House Umuahia, the state capital, with enlarged Abians in diaspora assured that the present administration would be committed to the overall development of the state.
Otti asserted that his government would be leveraging technology to drive development in the state.
The governor, represented by his Chief of Staff, Pastor Caleb Ajagba, revealed that his administration upon assumption of office, declared a state of emergency on critical sectors including health, education, security, infrastructure and waste management.
He expressed joy that today Abia has become a reference point in the area of excellence. “Having been around for seven months the records, the facts, the data are all available for everyone to see.
“Today, Abia state is no longer seen as that God forsaken State but Abia State has become a reference point in the area of excellence.”
Otti, while announcing the recent ranking of the state as the third in attracting foreign direct investment after the FCT and Lagos state respectively, informed the audience that now was the best time to invest in the state.