The Nigeria Football Federation has sent a letter of condolence to the Chairman of Ogun State Football Association and NFF Executive Committee member, Alhaji Ganiyu Majekodunmi over the untimely death of the assistant captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiamiyu Kazeem, which sad event occurred on Saturday.
Tiamiyu Kazeem, according to a club statement was killed on Saturday after he was hit by an oncoming vehicle after he was allegedly pushed out of a car by a policeman attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad in Ogun State Command who had reportedly arrested the player for being an internet fraudster.
Other reports say the player had been arrested for putting on military apparel.
“We are particularly sad about the reported circumstances of the player’s death, as attested to by a teammate who was with him at the time, to the effect that he was arrested by officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on the claim of wearing military apparel, and was pushed down from a moving vehicle before being crushed by another vehicle.
“To the entire family of Ogun State Football Association, we pray that God will grant you the fortitude to bear this loss of a promising talent who could have developed to a national and international star giving his humility, hard work, discipline and professionalism as attested to by his teammates.
“To the immediate family, extended family and friends of the departed player, we pray for God’s love and support for them to be able to bear this great loss, while also praying that God will grant the departed Tiamiyu Kazeem eternal rest.”