The Nigeria Football Federation’s lost its Head of Administration in the person of Mallam Magaji Abdullahi.
The 54-year-old died on Thursday night after being reported ill for a while.
The NFF confirmed his death in a statement on Friday Morning:
“A native of Bakori, Katsina State, Magaji Abdullahi joined the employ of the Nigeria Football Federation in May 2000 and rose to the position of Deputy Director in the Federal Civil Service before his demise.
“A diligent, hard-working, and energetic officer, Abdullahi served conscientiously and with compassion, and will be remembered by Board Members, Management, Staff, and all those he came across during service for his dedication and sense of duty.
“His remains were interred at his residence in the Mararaba area of the Federal Capital Territory on Friday morning.”
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