The death of the matriarch of Okwaraji family was confirmed to newsmen by her eldest son, Patrick Okwaraji, on Monday.
Lady Janet Okwaraji, the octogenarian mother of the late Super Eagles star, Samuel Okwaraji, gave up the ghost.She was 83 years old.
She is the mother of the late Samuel Okwaraji, an ace footballer and a patriotic Nigerian who died while playing for the Super Eagles in a World Cup qualifier against Angola at the National Stadium, Lagos on August 12, 1989.
Patrick Okwaraji said a letter had been sent to the Minister of Youths and Sports and the Nigeria Football Federation to inform them of the new development and changes
Lady Janet was a retired teacher, a school proprietress, and a devout Christian.
The eldest son, however, said no date had been scheduled for the burial.He said he would meet with members of his family in Umudioka, for further arrangements.