Kwara State badminton coach and para-badminton coach, Bello Oyebanji Abdulrafiu is dead.
Report has it that Coach Bello died in a motor accident along Ogbomoso – Oyo Express way last night.
Sources revealed that the badminton tactician, who is also Africa’s number 1 para-badminton player, and ranked 20th in the world was on his way to renew his Visa in Lagos, as he was due to attend a tournament in Spain next month.
He was amongst the kwara contingents to the just concluded National sports Festival in Edo state.
Confirming the demise of Coach Bello, the Kwara state Director of Sports, Mallam Alarape Atanda said that the death has thrown the Council and sports fraternity in Kwara into mourning mood.
He described the ugly incidence as very unfortunate.