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Breaking: Weightlifting Federation’s President Yahaya Mohammed is Dead

The president of the Weightlifters Federation of Nigeria, Hon. Yahaya Mohammed Bigman kicked the bucket as many Sport loving Nigerians were thrown into a state of mourning.

Hon. Yahaya Bigman was a former member of Taraba State House Of Assembly representing Sule Tankarkar Constituency is an astute sports administrator who promoted professionalism in all the positions he held in the Sport of Weightlifting.

Hon. Bigman recorded successes as weightlifters won medals in the National Sports Festivals and international competitions for Nigeria.

Hon. Yahaya Mohammed Bigman who hails from Jigawa State died today, Saturday 18th April, 2020 after a brief illness at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano State.

The entire Weightlifting Federation of Nigeria commiserates with the family of Hon. Yahaya Mohammed Bigman over this sad demise.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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