Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare has sent his condolences to Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr who lost his mother on Thursday.

In a message, signed by Blessing Lere Adams, the Director of Press at the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, the Minister remarked:

“It is with heavy heart that I received the news of the passage of your aged mother, Madam Elizabeth Rohr. Oh, what a loss!”

Condolence message from the Nigerian Sports Minister, Sunday Dare

The minister further remarked that it was indeed regrettable that the Family of Rohr was undergoing such a huge loss of their amiable and rare mother at this time when the family needed her precious and invaluable wealth of life experience and advice most.

Mr. Dare extended the deepest condolences on the sad occasion to the very dedicated and committed Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr and the entire family back home in Germany.

The minister also assured the Rohr Family that the Federal Government and President Muhammadu Buhari, the entire Ministry of Youth and Sports Development share their grief and mourn the irreplaceable loss.