The personal assistant to Nigerian -born Leicester City player , Kelechi Iheanacho on Saturday died in a ghastly motor accident.
The victim , David Nwachukwu , was said to be the Super Eagles player ’s closest confidant .
Nwachukwu , who hailed from Ohaji /Egbema area of Imo State , the same area with the footballer was in a jeep when the deadly accident occurred .
An eyewitness told our correspondent that the incident happened beside Alvana modern secondary school , located along Owerri -Onitsha Expressway in Owerri , the Imo State capital .
He was riding alone when the crash occurred .
A source said that the deceased ran into a stationary vehicle and died on the spot.
His remains had been deposited in a morgue , our correspondent gathered .
His neighbours , Paulcy Iwuala and Abuoma Ozurigbo , confirmed his death.
Ozurigbo said “What a black Saturday .
Just yesterday at our estate we ( David Nwachukwu and him) discussed how we were going to fly together to Abuja soon because your friend , Kelechi Iheanacho , is coming back.
“ What a life . This one hurts badly .”
Iwuala , described, Nwachukwu , as a good person who would be missed by everybody who knew him .
Iwuala said “This is very difficult to bear . He was a very good guy . He used to live opposite me. We lived in the same estate . Kelechi Iheanacho would be devastated by this loss . They were very close . They grew up together . He virtually does everything for Kelechi Iheanacho in Nigeria .”