Abuja - Newly promoted Nigeria National League outfit, Yarmalight
Football Club has commiserated with the management, players and supporters of
Nasarawa United Football club of Lafia over the untimely death of one of their
most reliable players, Baba Idris.
The skipper of the Solid Miners died after a brief illness
at a hospital in Lafia according to the club's manager Solomon Babanjah.
Mallam Farouk Yarma, the proprietor and chairman of
Yarmalight FC described his death as shocking considering his young age, his
unfulfilled career as well as his contributions to his club and his family.
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“It's indeed so touching to learn of the death of the
captain of Nasarawa United Baba Idris after a brief illness in an undisclosed
hospital,” the statement said.
“FC Yarmalight hereby condoles with the family of late Baba
Idris, Nasarawa United and the entire football industry over the touching
“May almighty Allah give his family the heart to bear the