Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Odigie reappointed as Bendel Insurance’s Technical Director

According to the management of the club, Odigie’s return will strengthen the team’s technical department.

• July 21, 2021
Insurance FC
Bendel Insurance FC

The deputy governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has approved the reappointment of Monday Odigie as the Technical Director of the Bendel Insurance FC club.

Mr Odigie’s reappointment was announced in a statement Wednesday by the club’s Media Officer, Kehinde Osagiede.

According to the statement, Odigie’s reappointment received the approval of the state deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, after the club’s exit from the AITEO Cup.

The statement noted that Odigie had assumed duty since July 12 as the Technical Director of the Edo government-owned club.

Mr Odigie led Insurance to the Nigeria Professional Football League in 2019, after two seasons as the club’s Technical Manager.

According to the management of the club, Odigie’s return will strengthen the team’s technical department.

Benard Ogbe and Greg Ikhenoba remain the club’s Chief Coach and Assistant Coach, respectively.

More from Peoples Gazette

SSS and Igboho's relatives

Politics

Igboho: SSS produces 12 Yoruba Nation agitators in court

SSS on Wednesday produced the 12 detained Yoruba Nation agitators accused along with Sunday ‘Igboho’ Adeyemo, before the Abuja Division Federal High Court.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Governor, Enugu State

Health

Strike: Enugu doctors give Gov. Ugwuanyi conditions

Enugu resident doctors say they have taken a 10-point resolution for implementation by the Enugu government through the teaching hospital authorities.

Africa

Niger Republic among Nigeria’s best friends: Buhari

Buhari says the Niger Republic is among Nigeria’s “best friends” in a congratulatory message to its president Mohammed Bazoum on the country’s anniversary.

Bandit

States

Attackers killed six in latest Kauru onslaught: Kaduna govt

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condemned Monday’s attack on Ungwan Magaji, Kigam, Kisicho, and Kikoba in Kauru LGA, leaving six people dead.

SSS Officiers

Rights

SSS to probe attack on journalists at Igboho associates’ trial

Overzealous SSS officers had attacked journalists’ in court to report the trial.

Economy

Customs intercepts smuggled vehicles, rice in Katsina

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded 13 vehicles, 314 bags of imported rice, and other goods, valued at more than N60 million, in Katsina.