Former NFF Secretary, Taiwo Ogunjobi Dies at 66

Former NFF Secretary, Taiwo Ogunjobi Dies at 66


Former secretary , Nigeria Football Federation , Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead .

Born on August 17 , 1953 , Ogunjobi died at the age of 65 .

The football administrator passed on after failing to recover from an undisclosed illness .

Tunde Samusudeen , public relations officer of Osun United Football Club , announced the death via a message sent to our correspondent in Osogbo on Monday .

Until his death, Ogunjobi was the chairman of Osun State Football Association .

According to his Personal Assistant , Tunde Shamsudeen , Ogunjobi had complained of body pains last week , and went to the University College Hospital , Ibadan for a check -up .

He said , “We were together in Ilesa ( Osun State ) on Thursday for Ijesha Golden Warriors ’ 50 th anniversary . But on Saturday he called and asked me to represent him at the Osun Sports Writers Association of Nigeria awards night , saying he wasn ’t feeling too fine . He then went to UCH for a check -up and I learnt he was admitted on bed rest .

“But I was shocked this morning when his driver called to tell me that he had died . He was aged 65 and is survived by a wife and five children, three boys and two girls .”

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