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Ex-Super Eagles star, Tijani Babangida, wife hospitalised after road accident, brother dies

Former Super Eagles forward, Tijani Babangida was involved in a car accident on Thursday that tragically claimed the life of his younger brother, Ibrahim Babangida.

Babangida was part of the Atlanta 1996 Olympic team that won the gold medal and is currently the President of the Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria.

Former teammate, Emmanuel Babayaro, the General Secretary, PFAN, announced the incident in a statement.

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“Comrades! Let us be in prayers for our president, Tijani Babangida, who just had a ghastly motor accident along the Kaduna-Zaria road,” Babayaro said.

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“Ibrahim Babangida, his younger brother, died on the spot from the accident while Mr President (Babangida) and his family were taken to the hospital.

“May the soul of Ibrahim Babangida Rest In Peace with God, amen,” he announced.


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