AbdulKadir Magaji, the Chairman Kaduna Football Association (FA) is dead, the Secretary, Abdulsalam Jere, announced on Tuesday. According to Jere, Magaji, died at 53 in a Lagos Hospital during a brief illness.
Jere said that he graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), and is survived by his wife, aged father and three children.
Jere added that the former FA chairman was two-time member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.
The late Magaji also served as Special Adviser to former Kaduna State Governors, Namadi Sambo and the Late Patrick Yakowa. He equally served as Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Nationwide League (NNL) Independent Committee.