The match commissioner for Sunday’s Nigeria league match between Kano Pillars and Ikorodu United, Tanko Nuhu is dead.
Nuhu from Nasarawa State, who lived in Abuja with his family, was found dead in his hotel room on Monday.
Pillars spokesman, Idris Malikawa confirmed the match official’s death to AfricanFootball.com
“He was found dead in his hotel room this morning (Monday) when all efforts for him to open his room door proved abortive,” said Malikawa.
“It is tragic because he was hail and hearty on Sunday night.”
Malikawa further disclosed, Dr Sani Zakari of the Murtala Muhammad Hospital in Kano confirmed the death as natural and drugs against hypertension were found in his room.
Hosts, Pillars beat Ikorodu United 2-1 in a Nigeria league Week 15 clash on Sunday.
Source : SunOnline