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RIP! Ex Nigerian International Rashidi Yekini’s Young Brother Dies (Photo)
<p><strong>The younger brother of Nigeria’s all time highest goal scorer, Rashidi Yekini, Akeem, is dead.</strong></p>
<p>A member of Kwara Football Association, Alhaji Wasiu Lawal, who visited the family on Tuesday, confirmed the demise to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).</p>
<p>He said Akeem Yekini died on Saturday, May 5 in Ijagbo, Kwara and has since been buried according to Islamic rites.</p>
<p>Lawal told NAN that the father of two only complained of malaria and body pains before his death.</p>
<p>The Firda’u, Islamic prayer for the dead, took place at his residence in Ijagbo on Tuesday.</p>
<p>He is survived by two wives, two children and an aged mother.</p>
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