French Ligue 1 side Lille OSC has offered bereaved Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, a private jet to bring him back home and be with his family and probably for the burial rites.
According to a press release by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the president, Amaju is quoted to have made the revelation on the private jet.
“His club, Lille OSC of France has given him a private aircraft to come to Nigeria to be with his family and probably for the burial rites.
“We have applied for landing permit but we are yet to get this. However, we are still on it and hopeful for the sake of the young lad”, said Amaju Pinnick.
Meanwhile, Lille in its verified twitter handle also expressed condolence to Osimhen.
The statement reads: “Today we learned with great sadness of the passing of
@victorosimhen9’s father. “The entire LOSC family is joined in grief with Victor and his family. He has our full support during this difficult time.”