Dare Commiserates With Family Of Weightlifting President, Muhammed

By Ibrahim Taiwo , The Nigerian Voice Sports

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has commiserated with the families of Mr Yahaya Muhammed, the late president of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) who passed on on Sunday.

The Minister noted in a statement released by his media officer, Kola Daniel, that the sterling leadership provided for the Federation by Muhammed in his lifetime would be greatly missed by the Wrestling Federation and the sporting industry in Nigeria at large.

He prayed God for the repose of the soul of the late Wrestling Federation President and the fortitude for his family to bear the loss.

The deceased was elected at different times as a member representing Sule Tankarkar Constituency at the Jigawa State House of Assembly.

The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation oversees the sport of weightlifting in Nigeria.

The Federation is a member of the International Weightlifting Federation and Commonwealth weightlifting Federation.