The Match Commissioner of the Nigeria Professional Football League,NPFL Match Day 15 clash between Kano Pillars and Ikorudu United was found dead in his hotel room yesterday morning.
The deceased is Mallam Tanko Nuhu who hails from Nasarawa state.
The chairman Nasarawa state football association Mohammed Alkali and the chairman of Nasarawa United Barr. Isaac Danladi as well as Kano Pillars boss Alh. Kabir Baita have all confirmed the mysterious death of the late Nuhu.
Already, tribute have been flowing in from all quarters as scribe of the Nigeria players Union, NANPF Austin Popo prayed for the repose of the soul of the late match commissioner.
“On behalf of all, Nigeria Professional Footballers express its condolence to the family of late Mallam Tanko Nuhu may his gentle soul rest in peace” Popo told fcnaija.com.
The Kano Pillars Vs Ikorodu United game which took place at the Sani Abacha was televised live on cable TV on Sunday with the home side edging the tie; 2-1.


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