The entire Remo Stars Football Club family has been thrown into confusion and mourning as one of their dependable player, Tiamiyu Kazeem on Saturday met his untimely death in the hands of the men of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) at the club base in Sagamu, Ogun State.
The incident according to the club Media Manager, Oladimeji Oshode occurred this afternoon (Saturday) in Sagamu while the player also known as Kaka was driving along Sagamu area of Ogun State with one of his teammates, Sanni Abubakar.
According to the NNL club announcement, Oladimeji Oshode claimed that the SARS officer stopped the footballer to label him a Yahoo Boy and they insisted on taking him to the nearby police station.
The SARS officer stopped Tiyamiyu Kazeem insisting that he was a Yahoo Boy, he brought out his identity (ID) card to identify himself as a player of Remo Stars FC but the officer insisted on taking him to the nearest police station in Sagamu.”
“Tiyamiyu and Sanni obliged, followed the SARS officers, only for them to notice that they were driving towards Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway, then the guys questioned to know were the SARS officers were taking them to, but this prompted them to stop the car and push him (Tiyamiyu) out of the car, whereby an unknowing vehicle knocked him down.”
The player was immediately rushed to Fakoya Hospital in Sagamu, where it was confirmed that Tiyamiyu Kazeem was no more.
Until his death, he was a humble and reliable defender for Remo Stars FC in the ongoing 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL).
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