Hadjia Gumel died after a brief ailment in Abuja.
“The Nigeria Volleyball Federation are devastated to announce the passing on of the wife of President Nigeria Olympic Committee and FIVB Vice-President, Confederation of African Volleyball, late Hadjia Gumel who passed on the 20th October, 2020 in Abuja.
The Federation noted that Late Hadjia Gumel played a motherly role in advising the women’s team whenever there are national and international tournaments.
“The wife of the International Representative on the board of NVBF was one of our counselor and advisers. She draws out attention to some critical observation in the volleyball circle.