Olympics  96 gold medalist, Garba Lawal losses mum, NFF condoles family


Olympic’s  96 gold medalist, Garba Lawal losses mum, NFF condoles family

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Hajiya Aisha Garba the  mother of former Super Eagles utility player, Garba Lawal is dead

Late Aisha passed away last Saturday, she was laid to rest in accordance to  Muslim injunctions.

The President ,  Nigeria Football Federation , NFF  Ibrahim Gusau  has sent  a high level football delegation  to pay     condolence visit  to the residence of the 1996 Olympics football  gold medal winner.

Gusau  who was represented by the Secretary General  of the federation,  Sunusi Muhammad  at the Lawal’s  Bashama road, Tudun Wada quarters Kaduna residence , mourned late  Aisha Garba.

He described the deceased  as a caring mother, he then   prayed  Almighty Allah to forgive all her shortcomings and put her in Jannatil Firdausi.

Speaking  on behalf of the family of the  deceased, Garba Lawal MON thanked  NFF President, board members of the federation and the Nigerian football family at large .

Top football dignitaries that accompanied the  secretary general , during the visit were , the chairman  technical and sponsorship committees, Sharif Rabi’u Ahlan, chairman Jigawa State football Association, Sabo Abdullahi amongst  others.



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