A former Secretary-General of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, has been reported dead.
NFF confirmed his death in a post on its verified Twitter page.
The tweet reads: “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.”
The former footballer, Ogunjobi made his name with WNDC (now Shooting Stars Sports Club) and led the Nigeria Academicals between 1973-74.
He played for Nigeria at the Nigeria/Ghana Sports festival before he was called up to the Green Eagles in 1973.