Monday , 25 September 2017

Tragedy Hits NPFL As Match Commissioner Found Dead In Hotel Room

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was hit with a major blow on Monday, when report confirmed the death of NPFL match commissioner, Nuru Tanko.

Nuhu Tanko
Nuhu Tanko

Tanko had successfully supervised Kano Pillars and Ikorodu United matchday 15 tie at Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday, Pillars won 2-1.

The Nasarawa State-born match official was was reportedly found dead in his hotel room before being rushed to the Murtala Mohammed Hospital in Kano.

Kano Pillars media officer, Idris Malikawa, confirmed the development noting that the medical officials at the hospital confirmed that the late Tanko died from hypertension following an autopsy test.

“It is confirmed. He (Nuhu Tanko) is dead,” Malikawa told newsmen.

“He died a natural death. We took him to the hospital this morning and he was confirmed by the medical doctor in charge.

“The doctor said he died of hypertension due to high blood pressure,” he concluded.

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