Air Warriors Basketball Club of Abuja, has commiserated with the family of Mr and Mrs John Onah over the death of their daughter Deborah Onah, who died on Saturday at an Abuja based hospital due to complications from tuberculosis of the spine, the SportsBay reports.
The late Deborah (16 years old) was responding to treatments after undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of Primus Hospital, Karu before the sad incidence.
It will be recalled her situation was spread on the social media for people to donate five hundred thousand Naira (N500,000) for her surgery.
It will also be recalled that Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu and other public-spirited Nigerians had picked up the chunk of the deposit which enabled the doctors to commence treatment including an MRI and other tests preceding lungs and spine surgery.
The chairman of the Air Warriors, Abdulmajid, Solademi, urged the family and entire basketball fraternity to find solace in God.
He also prayed God to grant Deborah’s soul eternal rest and comfort her family.
“We the management and players of Air Warriors of Abuja received the news of the death of Deborah Onah with a heavy heart. It is very touching to lose such a rising prospect in the Nigerian basketball scene May God grant, your family the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
It would be recalled that 2019 National Women’s basketball league champions Air Warriors led by the club Chairman, Abdulmajid Solademi earlier paid late Deborah a visit at the hospital recently donated for her medical bill and prayed for her.
Burial announcements will be announced by the family.