French Ligue 1 club, Lille FC has offered  Victor Osimhen a private aircraft to bring him to Nigeria after the Forward announced the death of his father yesterday.

Victor Osimhen took to his twitter Handle to announce the passing on of his father with the caption:

"Rip Dad, Words cannot describe this feeling"

 His club Lille OSC has offered the youngster a private aircraft which will bring the forward back to Nigeria in order to make him stay closer to his family as confirmed by NFF boss, Amaju Pinnick who has also tendered his heartfelt condolence message to the bereaved.

“I have spoken to Victor Osimhen and expressed the sorrow of the NFF and the entire Nigerian Football family,” Pinnick said.

“His club, Lille OSC of France have given him a private aircraft to come to Nigeria to be with his family and probably for the burial rites. We have applied for landing permit but we are yet to get this. However, we are still on it and hopeful for the sake of the young lad.

“The loss of either parent is usually a moment of heartbreak for anyone. We condole with Victor (Osimhen) at this moment and pray that God will grant his late father eternal rest, while also granting the family the fortitude to bear the great loss.”