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NFF: Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead

One time secretary-general of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. He was aged 65.

According to report, the football administrator who was until his death, the chairman of Osun State Football Association passed on after a brief illness.

A close source to the family told reporters that, “Ogunjobi had complained of body pains last week, and went to the University College Hospital, Ibadan for a check-up”.

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“We were together in Ilesa (Osun State) on Thursday for Ijesha Golden Warriors’ 50th 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.” The source said.

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