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The committee is mandated to investigate the medical, security and administrative lapses that led to the demise of the defender, who slumped during a match between his club and Katsina United at the Lafia City Stadium on Sunday and gave up the ghost before he was taken to the hospital.

The investigation by the EFCC covers wide-ranging fraud allegations over how money meant for football sponsorship and development cannot be properly accounted for, according to the agency

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has declared African Men’s Player of the Year, Sadio Mane of Senegal, and Women’s Player of the Year, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala, as fully deserving of their honours at the 2019 CAF Football Awards ceremony in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night.

While acknowledging the efforts of the Pinnick-led NFF to reposition the game of football in Nigeria, the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of the respected media organization, Ikechukwu Amaechi, said the federation’s president was selected for the prestigious award because he has shown capacity on his job.