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Tanko Nuru, the match commissioner between Kano Pillars and Ikorodu United, has been found dead at his hotel.
The Nasarawa State native was said to have performed his duties during the NPFL fixture between Kano Pillars and Ikorodu United perfectly before retiring to his hotel room.
Details of the cause of the death are still sketchy as at the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, the management of Ikorodu United took to their tweeter handle to confirm the tragic incident.