PUNCH chairman, Gbadebowale Aboderin, dies at 60

Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Aboderin, is dead, the news organisation announced on Thursday.

According to them, Aboderin died after a heart surgery in a hospital in Lagos on Wednesday morning.

Mr. Aboderin, who hailed from Kudeti in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, died at the age of 60.

His family also confirmed his death in a statement by one Angela Emuwa and dated May 31, 2018.

The deceased attended the Government College, Ibadan, and trained as a commercial pilot at the Burnside-Ott Flying School, Florida, United States.

He was a sports enthusiast, philanthropist and founded the Dolphins Female Basketball Foundation.

He was the chairman of the foundation and also an erstwhile chairman of the Lagos State Basketball Association.

Aboderin is survived by his wife and two children.
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