Former secretary-general of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Taiwo Ogunjobi has died after a brief illness.
The NFF official Twitter account confirmed the death of Ogunjobi today in a tweet.
The news of his death was also confirmed by his personal assistant, Tunde Shamsudeen.
Shamsudeen told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Osogbo that Taiwo Ogunjobi passed on in the early hours of Monday at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
He said Ogunjobi was admitted at the hospital three days ago.
Tunde Shamudeen did not disclose the nature of the ailment that took. Ogunjobi to the hospital. He said he will provide further details later.
We are sad to announce the shock demise of former Nigeria Int'l, Ex-NFF Gen. Sec., former NFF Executive Committee member, and current chairman, Osun State FA, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi after a brief illness. Our prayers are with his family, relatives and the football family in Nigeria pic.twitter.com/lY1WIjoktc
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) February 11, 2019