Ex-Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi’s brother involved in accident, sister-in-law dies

Ogenyi Onazi

Former Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has lost his sister-in-law Ann Onazi.

The ex-Lazio star said Ann died in a car accident on June 18 while she was travelling with her husband Oche Onazi.

Oche, Onazi’s elder brother, is a principal planning and research officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, according to his Instagram bio.

On Friday, Onazi shared on Instagram videos of the wreck, his brother at the hospital, and some persons in handcuffs.

He said a truck driver rammed into over 10 vehicles, leading to the death of several persons including his sister-in-law. The 31-year-old called on the authorities to pay attention to driving license.

Onazi wrote: “This is a message to the federal government of Nigeria.. and the federal @frscnigeria.

“On Tuesday 18th, at about 4pm my elder brother @onazithmps was driving with his wife to visit someone.

“On the traffic then came this truck loaded with fertilizer without control to crash more than 10 cars killed my brothers wife instantly. My brother managed to survival with several dislocated joint arranged for surgery, with other people dead.

“My point is this, the driver ran away after some calls the police managed to pick him up. After interrogation I get to know that the driver does not have proper driving license and he was handed this kind of truck to destroy life’s..

“Driving in Nigeria you will know that a lot of people driving on the road don’t have proper driving knowledge. Lately trucks and tank driver have been killing a lot of people because of reckless driving.

“I am really sad and confused.. Ann Onazi rest well.”