By Emmanuel Awosika
The Nigerian Football Federation has announced the death of Emmanuel Ibah, a member of the organisation’s Executive Committee.
According to the NFF, the late Ibah died from Coronavirus-related complications. He was aged 61 years at the time of his passing.
This is contained in a statement released by the NFF on Tuesday, which reads in part:
“Family sources confirmed to the NFF that Ibah, who was also Chairman of the Akwa Ibom Football Association, gave up the ghost on Tuesday morning after succumbing to complications from the new coronavirus pandemic.
“He was said to have underlying diabetic and hypertensive medical conditions.”