Mr. Tolulope Abelola, the Head of ICT in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) reportedly died on Saturday.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the deceased, Tolulope Abelola died of complications from surgery on Saturday evening.
He died at the age of 48.
Reacting to the development, the Nigeria Football Federation confirmed the incident.
NFF said: “He died of complications from a surgery. He was 48. Our thoughts are with his family.”
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that all officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will today undergo Covid-19 tests.
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NFF General Secretary Dr. Mohammed Sanusi confirmed this on Thursday.
He stated that the tests will take place at the Sunday Dankaro House secretariat inside the National Stadium Complex in Abuja.
Sanusi said the COVID-19 tests became necessary following the recent positive coronavirus test of a member of the management staff.
Explaining the decision further, Sanusi said, “Apart from him testing positive, I also had issues and had to go for tests when I was feeling ill and uncomfortable. But the truth is most of us have had contact with one another over the days, thus it is important we do the tests.