The former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central constituency, Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the death of Nasarawa United player, Chineme Martins.
The player of the Nigeria Professional Football League slumped and died during a match in the league on Sunday.
According to the report gathered, the deceased collapsed after colliding with a Katsina United player.
Efforts to resuscitate the player proved abortive, as he eventually gave up the ghost before he was even rushed to the hospital.
The former lawmaker while reacting to the development on his Twitter account described Martins’ death as a great loss.
He wrote: “The death of Chineme Martins defender with the Nasarawa United FC during their match with Katsina United FC in Lafiya is tragic and a great loss.”
“May his soul Rest in perfect peace. My condolences to the @thenff, League Management Company, his team and family”
“If it was one Oyinbo that died in Barcelona, Madrid, Chelsea, ManU or Arsenal ah pesin no go hear word lai lai, some would not even eat dinner.”