NFF GS, Sanusi with bereaved Engineer Gumel on Thursday afternoon.
By Shola Akingboye – 23rd October 2020
The Nigeria Football Federation has condoled with the President of Nigeria Olympic Committee, Engineer Habu Ahmed Gumel, who lost his wife on Tuesday.
In a statement by the spokesperson of the Federation, Ademola Olajire disclosed that Hajia Ladi Habu Gumel died in a private hospital in Abuja on Tuesday at the age of 61.
NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, led a delegation from the secretariat to the residence of Engineer Gumel on Thursday afternoon, where he offered prayers for the soul of the departed.
In its letter of condolence to Enginner Gumel, the NFF wrote: “At the age of 61, Hajia Ladi Gumel still had so much life and so much promise in her, and ourselves at the NFF and the Nigeria Football family as a whole mourn with you on her unfortunate departure at this time.
“The loss of a dear and loving spouse is always heartbreaking, and we can only implore you to rather think more of those wonderful things she did on earth that would never be forgotten, and which would serve as worthy legacies of a fruitful and fulfilled life in which you can take some solace.”
With Dr. Sanusi on the condolence visit were NFF’s Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire; SA to the General Secretary, Mohammed Ameenu; SA to the NFF President on Media, Calistus Ebare; NFF Head of Inter-Clubs, Danlami Alanana and; Ayo Olu-Ibidapo of NFF Communications Department.