Former Minister of Sports, Bala Bawa Ka’oje, has died. He was 60 years old.
A statement released by the Nigeria Football Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, announced the demise of the former Minister. According to Olajire, Ka’oje was interred in Abuja this afternoon, January 19.
Olajire said the NFF was represented by the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, and Head of Member Associations, Ali Abubakar Muhammed.
Born in Kebbi on 20th September 1960, Bala Bawa Ka’oje earned a Master’s degree in structural engineering from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Ka’oje was a Minister in the Obasanjo administration.
May his soul rest in peace, Amen.