President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, at the weekend, praised God for the life of late Mrs. Lucy Philip Enyeama, mother of Super Eagles’ goalkeeper and skipper Vincent Enyeama, who was buried on Saturday in
Urua Inyang, Akwa Ibom State.
Pinnick was at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Urua Inyang, venue of the burial mass, and charged all those present not to mourn, but to celebrate the life and times of a woman who left behind several children she brought up in
the way of the Lord, and who have achieved fame in their chosen careers.
Pinnick said: “One of those children that our dear mother, Mrs Lucy Enyeama, left behind is Vincent, one of the best goalkeepers in the world for several years now, a three –time FIFA World Cup star and winner of the Africa Cup of
Nations, as well as several other accomplishments.
“The Nigeria football fraternity appreciates how much our captain must be grieving at this period.
His mother, Mrs. Lucy Philip Enyeama, was a very caring and compassionate parent, who gave her children much love and support during her lifetime.”
Also at Saturday’s burial mass were the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Deputy Governor Mr. Moses Ekpo (MFR) and the Secretary to the State Government, Sir Etekamba Umoren.