Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation has sent a message
of condolence to the Kogi State Football Association over the death of its
Secretary, Shuaibu Samuel Ibrahim.
Easy-going and unassuming Ibrahim died on Wednesday after a
brief illness, at the age of 40, and was buried in his hometown, Idah on
President of Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari expressed
deep shock over the sudden departure of the highly experienced and dedicated
football administrator, who was Secretary of Kogi State Football Association
for about eight years.
"The NFF and the entire Nigeria football family deeply
mourn with the Kogi State FA on the sudden death of Shuaibu Samuel Ibrahim, a
very dedicated and disciplined football administrator, at the young age of 40.
"He belonged to the very best tradition of football managers,
and we pray that God will grant the family, friends and Nigeria football family
he has left behind the fortitude to bear the loss, while also praying that God
will grant him eternal rest."
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