UPDATE 1: Nigeria Football Federation’s officials have arrived Iraa for the event. Delegation led by NFF president, Aminu Maigari. In his speech, Mr. Maigari says a U-15 national champioship would be named after Yekini. He said a memorial match would be played in Ilorin and proceeds given to the family. The NFF is to donate N500,000 to the family.
Mr. Maigari requests the National Sports Commission to recommend Yekini for national honour.
UPDATE 2: Fidau prayer begins. Chief Imam of Iraa, Alhaji Shehu Tijani Giwa, begins prayers
Aminu Maigari with Rashidi Yekini’s mum
Imam Shehu Tijani Giwa leads prayers at the Fidau
Rashidi Yekini’s daughters arrive
Monument unveiled for Yekini