Austin Tyowua, Lobi Stars’ media officer, confirmed the development on Monday.
Tyowua said the ex-Eagles striker died in the early hours of Monday after a protracted illness.
“Yes, he is dead,” TYowua confirmed.
“With heavy hearts but total submission to the will of God, the Board and Management of Lobi Stars Football Club regrets to announce the passing on to the glory of Mr. Barnabas Imienger who died in the early hours of 22nd March 2021 in Abuja after a protracted illness.
“He is survived by two immediate children, several siblings, and mother. Burial arrangement will be communicated as soon as the club and his family collectively come out with a position,” he added.
The former International until his death was the Team Manager of Lobi Stars FC Makurdi the club he served as player and coach in the course of his football career.