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Christian Chukwu

The Senator-elect for Delta North, Ned Nwoko has donated 5 million naira to assist ailing former Nigerian football star Christian Chukwu.

Concise News had reported that Chukwu had successfully undergone a surgical operation following an undisclosed ailment.

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The former Nigerian coach and captain is currently recovering in Enugu, South-East Nigeria. 

And Nwoko who is a former member of the House of Representatives in a statement on Tuesday described the development as “unfortunate.”

” I love sports and I encourage talented sportsmen and women. Christian Chukwu made Nigeria proud alongside his then teammates,” he said.

“It is unfortunate that Christian Chukwu is in this medical situation.

“I pray he gets well soon. To this end, I am making available the sum of 5million naira to support his medical need and cares abroad.”