Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung has commiserated with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, over the death of its Head of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar, who was shot dead by some unidentified gunmen suspected to be armed robbers early on Wednesday at his residence in Abuja.

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung signing the condolence register of NFF, Head of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar, at NFF Secretariat, Abuja, on Wednesday, January 6, 2015
Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung signing the condolence register of NFF Head of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar, at NFF Secretariat, Abuja, on Wednesday, January 6, 2015

Dalung was among the first callers at the secretariat of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, in Abuja on Wednesday.

He said: “We pray that the Lord will console the family he left behind, the NFF and the entire football family. May God grant him eternal rest. Amen.”

Also, Super Eagles star, Ogenyi Onazi who plays in Italy wrote via his Twitter handle, @OnaziOgenyi: “Very sad to hear about the unfortunate loss of Ibrahim Abubakar. Rest in Peace! Our prayers are with the family you left behind.”

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