Uremu Adu, a popular nigerian athletics coach has died.
The deaceased death was announced on sunday, by the Lagos State Athletics Association, a club he was also part of.
Coach Adu was an extrermely talented individual, he was a very popular figure in the Nigerian Athletics Association, he has helped a lot of individuals acheive their goals as some have travelled oversees to continue their education.
His colleague in The Athletics Academy spoke on how he died.
“He was down with malaria and also complained of headache, so they were moving him from one hospital to another as they refused to attend to him because of fear of corona until LUTH accepted to treat him. But he died before the doctor could do something,”
Eseogene Oguma, an athlete tutored by the coach, categorized him as a father and mentor.
He said: “Coach Adu was a humble gentleman, a man of few words. He was my first coach, he taught me about the sport and was always ready to listen to other people’s opinions. He was a Father, a friend, a mentor, and a motivation to us the founders of Athletic Heat”. An unknown source.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.