The Late Tiyamu Kazeem (Kaka).

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) assistant captain and defender, Tiyamu Kazeem (Kaka) has been killed by a policeman from the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Ogun state command.

Media Manager of the club, Oladimeji Oshode, announced the death of Kaka as he was fondly called by football fans in a statement on Saturday 22nd February.

The statement says the incident occurred Saturday afternoon in Sagamu while Kaka was driving along Sagamu area of Ogun State with one of his teammates, Sanni Abubakar.

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The statement quoted an eyewitness, as saying that the SARS officer stopped the footballer and accused him of being a Yahoo boy.

“The SARS officer stopped Tiyamiyu Kazeem insisting that he was a Yahoo Boy, he brought out his identity (ID) card to identify himself as a player of Remo Stars FC but the officer insisted on taking him to the nearest police station in Sagamu.”

“Tiyamiyu and Sanni obliged, followed the SARS officers, only for them to notice that they were driving towards Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway, then the guys questioned to know were the SARS officers were taking them to, but this prompted them to stop the car and push him (Tiyamiyu) out of the car, whereby an unknowing vehicle knocked him down”, the report claimed the eyewitness said.

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Kaka was immediately rushed to Fakoya Hospital in Sagamu, where it was confirmed dead.

Until his death, he was a humble and reliable defender for Remo Stars FC in the ongoing 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL).