Ibusa Community Development Union (ICDU) announces the passing on of Austin Mgbolu
The Ibusa Community Development Union (ICDU) has announced the passing on of one of its members and a former Spokesperson of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Austin Mgbolu. Mgbolu, an illustrious son of the community was in his lifetime one of the active members of our Abuja Branch of the Town Union and was regular in his attendance of meetings and contribution of constructive ideas towards the development of our dear community.
Mr. Mgbolu was professionally a respected, strong and energetic journalist who gave all he had to matters of football development in Nigeria and succeeded. In fact, his counsel advanced the Nigerian football and our community is proud of him for doing us proud.
According to Complete Sports Nigeria, Mgbolu, a seasoned journalist who also worked for SportLink served under five past Presidents of the Nigeria Football Federation that were Emeka Omeruah (1993 – 1997), Abdulmumini Aminu (1997 – 1999), Kojo Williams (1999), Dominic Oneya (1999 – 2002) and Ibrahim Galadima (2002 – 2006).
The Ibusa Community Development Union Worldwide wishes his survivors the fortitude to bear the loss. He passed on in his Abuja country home after a brief illness. Nigerians will miss him.
Rest in peace, Austin Mgbolu
Elder Emeka Esogbue
For and on behalf of Dr. Austin Izagbo