The sad news of former Super Eagles’ coach death Stephen Okechukwu Keshi has taken a new new dimension, as the family moved the corpse from the hospital (Faith Mediplex Hospital) where he died to Stella Obasanjo hospital insisting on autopsy.
The family’s spokesman, Ricky Aburimen, who had rushed the late national team player to the hospital, told newsmen that the move became necessary for autopsy to be conducted on the body.
The family of the late former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, has moved his remains from Faith Mediplex Hospital, Benin, to Stella Obasanjo Hospital for autopsy.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Keshi’s remains had been deposited at Faith Mediplex where the former Super Eagles captain was rushed to early on Wednesday.
The family’s spokesman, Ricky Aburimen, rushed the late national team player to the hospital, and told newsmen that the move became necessary for autopsy to be conducted on the body so as to ascertain the real cause of his death.
Ricky Aburimen is the immediate older brother to the late wife of the Nigeria super eagles handler. He also described Keshi’s death as shocking and unexpected
Aburimen informed journalists that before his death, he had complained of pains in his leg for some days and they kept massaging it for him. When he complained of it last night, they massaged it again. “About one and half hours after the massaging, he was in serious distress and was gasping for breath.
“That was how we rushed him to the hospital (Faith Mediplex), a distance of about 20 minutes.“But by the time we arrived at the hospital, the doctor certified him dead and all these happened around 11:30 and 11:45pm. It was the nurse that first came out. She checked for his pulse and said there was no pulse in him.
“Doctors later came and did all the stuffs they did, but nothing came out of it,’’ he said.