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Former Nigerian footballer, Akeem Omolade found de@d in his car in Italy days after complaining of leg pain

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Akeem Omolade, Ex Nigerian footballer and former Torino striker was found de@d in his car in Italy just days after complaining of leg pains pain in his legs

On Monday, June 13, The emergency services found the former Torino striker unresponsive in a Peugeot in Sicily’s capital Palermo.

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Although the initial examination showed no obvious external injuries, Akeem’s family said the Kaduna-born player had complained of leg pains days before.

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The 39 year old footballer represented the Maroons in Serie A, Italy’s top flight, between 2001-2003, making five appearances in total.

Akeem also represented 11 other clubs in the country, including Treviso, Novara, and Reggiana, before his retirement in 2017.

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Torino said in a statement:

“President Urbano Cairo and all of Torino Football Club sincerely share in the Omolade family’s grief at the passing of our former player Akeem Omolade. Signed from Treviso, he first played in our youth side and then for the first team, making his Serie A debut against Inter Milan on Ferbruary 2 2003. The entire Torino family sends its deepest sympathies to his loved ones, his parents and his many friends.

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In other news, The celestial Church of Christ in Wasimi Ogun State, has been attacked by some unknown Gunmen, and they also kidnapped two worshippers in the church. At 12 a.m on Tuesday, June 14, The gunmen are said to have stormed the Celestial Church of Christ, Oshofa Parish, at Wasimi, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State during vigil.

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According to Abimbola Opeyemi, The spokesperson of the Ogun state police command, in a statement, who confirmed the attack and identified the abducted victims as the Assistant Shepherd of the parish, Oluwaseun Ajose, and a Sunday school teacher, Agunro Ayobami.

According to The Daily Post reports, the pastor of the church, Oluwatomisin Ehuwaojomo, who confirmed the incident in a telephone conversation, revealed that the kidnappers put a call through him and asked for a ransom of N50 million for the release of the two church workers.

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