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NEWS: Former Minister of Sport in Nigeria Has Died

Alhaji Buba Ahmed, the former minister of sports, passed away in Kano State on Tuesday, according to 234JAMZ MEDIA

Under President Shehu Shagari, Buba Ahmed served as Minister of Sports in 1983 when the Nigerian U20 team, the Flying Eagles, advanced to the FIFA U20 World Cup

The squad accomplished a historic milestone when it became the first from Nigeria to qualify for a FIFA-organized tournament. In recognition of this historic achievement, the government of the time granted scholarships to all of the players, the majority of whom were students, to attend any postsecondary institution of their choosing. Despite this, the government did not fulfill its offer of scholarships

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