Taiwo Ogunjobi, ex-NFF Secretary General and Incumbent Chairman Osun state Football Association has died, aged 65.
Ogunjobi passed on in the hours of Monday 11, February 2019 at the University College hospital (UCH), Ibadan after a brief illness the previous day.
Between 2002 and 2005, Ogunjobi served as NFF’s Secretary General when it was called Nigeria Football Association.
He also served as one NFF’s Executive committee members between 2006 and 2010. Ogunjobi contested for the position of President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) twice but lost to incumbent Amaju Pinnick.
Reacting to his death, the NFF wrote on its twitter handle:
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.