Kano Pillars’ forward, Gambo Mohammed is set to spend at least eight weeks on the sidelines as he recovers from the fracture he sustained as a result of a gunshot to his arm when the squad was robbed on Thursday.
According to the team doctor, Ibn Garban told reporters that the player were responding to treatment and were stabilized. Gambo who suffered the most serious injury according to Garba and he might need to be flown abroad.
“He (Gambo) has a fractured haemorrhage – his bone is fractured, they will have to put extra metals. By the time they do the bone setting, it may take up to 8-12 weeks. We are thinking of flying him abroad. I spoke with the commissioner and general manager and they are ready when the deputy governor is back from his trip abroad.” Gambo is one of three players who sustained serious injuries during the attack but Gambo’s is apparently the most serious.
Kano Pillars were attacked along the Abaji-Lokoja road on their way to Owerri for aNigerian Premier League match