By Saji Peters.
Foremost Nigeria badminton coach, now HOD of the Taraba state Sports Council, George Shitta has joined other Tarabans to mourn the demise of NFF board member, Alh. Husseini Modibbo who died on Wednesday 2nd March, 2016.
Coach Shitta said Husseini Modibbo was a grassroot sports development strategist that contributed immensely towards the development of sports in Taraba and Nigeria as a whole. He stressed that the contributions of the late Permanent Secretary is immeasurable, foremost was the role he played in the promotion of FC Taraba to the premiership before they sank.
He further stated that the track records of the Late Husseini Modibbo was responsible for his election to the exalted seat of the NFF board, making him the first Taraban to reach that height.
He however, added that the deceased had left a big shoe behind.