The degree of sadness that comes with this kind of brutish exit of a supposed breadwinner in his prime, remains inexplicable.
A top official of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ibrahim Abubakar, has been shot dead.
This was disclosed by the NFF on its Twitter handle.
Abubakar, the NFF’s Head of Protocol, was shot dead in the early hours of Wednesday.
His attackers, believed to be armed robbers, killed him in his Abuja home.
NFF’s Head of Protocol Ibrahim Abubakar was shot dead by armed robbers in his house in Abuja in the early hours of today. 1/2
— The NFF (@thenff) January 6, 2016
Further information has it that the remains of Abubakar are on the way to his home state, Kaduna, for burial according to Islamic rites.
Repose for this lost soul, and limitless fortitude for his bereaved family.
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