Shocked at the tragic event, Abiodun promised a “proper, transparent and independent investigation” would be launched into the incident to know what transpired with a view to bringing those responsible to justice.
The governor extolled the late player as a young man with great potential, saying “we will not take with levity, the safety of lives and property of the good people of Ogun State.
“The incident will not be swept under the carpet.”
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed deep grief over the death of the vice chairman of the Rivers State Football Association, Chief and the Remo Stars’ player, Kazeem Tiamiyu.
￼In a letter signed by the NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, the NFF said it remembered Chief Omineokuma-Kile as “a man of integrity with dignified bearing, as he accomplished his duties quietly and with diligence, both during the Annual General Assembly and in his position as the vice chairman of Rivers State Football Association.
The NFF also sent a letter of condolence to the Chairman of Ogun State Football Association and NFF Executive Committee member, Alhaji Ganiyu Majekodunmi over the untimely death of assistant captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Kazeem.