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Former Kano Pillars Striker dies, Ganduje mourns



Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has commiserated over the death of former Kano Pillars FC Striker, Bello Musa Kofar Mata, who passed away recently.


Late Kofar Mata died at the age of 34 years.

While praying for the reposed soul of the great footballer, who started his senior football career at Buffalo FC Kano, Kano Pillars FC, Heartland FC of Owerri, FC Ifeanyi Uba of Nnewi and Elkanemi Warriors football club of Maiduguri, Governor Ganduje extended his condolence message to the late’s family.


“We received information about his death with shock and hope for Allah’s Blessing and Mercy on him. His demise is not only loss for the state, it’s for the entire country and football communities at large,” he observed.

Governor Ganduje said “We lost a rare gem, whose professional sojourn influenced many young ones and shaped many professional conduct within the football communities around the globe.”


Adding that, “It is at this juncture that I, on behalf of the government and the good people of Kano state, am sending our heartfelt condolences and special prayers for the departed soul of this gentleman of greater substance and influence in football communities.”

Prayed that, may Allah forgive all his shortcomings and reward his good deeds abundantly, with Jannatul Fiddaus.


This was contained in a statement signed by Abba Anwar, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Chief Press Secretary.

The post Former Kano Pillars Striker dies, Ganduje mourns first appeared on Daily News 24.


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