Sports minister Solomon Dalung paid a condolence visit to the NFF Secretariat following the loss of Nigeria’s football governing body’s chief protocol officer, Ibrahim Abubakar.
The 43-year-old was murdered in cold blood by armed robbers in his home at Kado Estate near Gwarinpa, Abuja.
Just in: Sports Minister Barr. Dalung paid a condolence visit to NFF Secretariat following loss of Head of Protocol
Just in: Sports Minister Barr. Dalung paid a condolence visit to NFF Secretariat following loss of Head of Protocol pic.twitter.com/nBuNstyEzr
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It has also been confirmed to gltrends by a source at the NFF that the graduate of political science at Ahmadu Bello University has been buried today according to Islamic rites.
In a related development, Ex-Nigeria International Nwankwo Kanu has reacted to the murder of Nigeria Football Federation Protocol Officer Ibrahim Abubakar in the early hours of today, January 6.
Kanu took to social media (Twitter) to express his feelings over Abubakar’s murder which he described as very sad.
He tweeted: “Very bad and sad news that our good friend, the Nigeria Football Federation Chief Protocol was shot dead in his home. Ibrahim Abubakar, Rest In Peace.
“You can witch-hunt or try to put people down or bring the name they worked for down or any other bad thing but is bad to take somebody’s life.”