Lobi Stars striker, Sarki Audu has passed on following a car crash on Saturday, supersport.com can report.
The striker was travelling in the company of his wife and daughter in his car to Bauchi from his home town in Yobe when the accident occurred.
A Lobi Stars club official, Ganiyu Adeleke, confirmed the passing of the striker.
“We received the unfortunate news this morning of the death of Seriki Audu. He was driving from Yobe State, his base, with his family, wife and daughter but he died from the accident while his wife is at present at the intensive care unit of a hospital where she was taken to and the daughter suffered a fracture,” begins Adeleke.
“It is a very sad news at this time for Lobi Stars because Seriki was one of our top strikers, and had a life full of promise in the future ahead of him,” said Adeleke to supersport.com on Saturday.
Supersport.com also learned that Audu had just been elevated to the rank of a corporal in the Nigeria Police.
Audu scored one league goal for Lobi Stars in last season’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The solitary goal was in Lobi’s 2-0 win against Bayelsa United.