Waheed Jimoh, a young player basketball player reportedly slumped and died while playing on the NIS basketball court on Wednesday morning leaving colleagues, family members and friends devastated.
Following the shocking incident, The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation on Thursday morning paid a condolence visit to the family of the promising basketball player.
The board was represented by North West Zonal Representative, Surajo Yusuf.
Surajo expressed consternation over the sad incident which has thrown the entire basketball family in Nigeria into mourning.
He prayed God to grant the late player who had since been buried according to Islamic rites Aljannah Friday’s.
The delegation also had Oni Afolabi (Media Representative on NBBF board), Emeka Oragwu and some players.