Nigerian football official shot dead

Updated: Jan 07, 2016, 09:32 IST | PA Sport

Nigerian football official Ibrahim Abubakar was shot dead by armed robbers on Wednesday morning, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced

Abuja: Nigerian football official Ibrahim Abubakar was shot dead by armed robbers on Wednesday morning, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced.

The NFF said their head of protocol was killed by burglars in his house in Abuja.

Tweets from @thenff read: “NFF's Head of Protocol Ibrahim Abubakar was shot dead by armed robbers in his house in Abuja in the early hours of today. Abubakar's remains is being taken to Kaduna for burial.”

Former Nigeria international and Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu tweeted: “Very bad and sad news that our Good friend the nigeria football federation chief protocol was shot dead in his home.ibrahim ABUBAKAR R.I.P.”

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