NFF, Nigerian Club Sides React To Ogunjobi's Death Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi . Twitter
Former NFF scribe Taiwo Ogunjobi died aged 65
Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi. Twitter

Tributes have continued to pour in since the news of the shocking death of former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Taiwo Ogunjobi was broken on Monday morning.

Ogunjobi’s demise has been described as a big loss not only to the Nigerian football fraternity but the football community worldwide.

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“We are sad to announce the shock demise of former Nigeria international, Ex-NFF Gen. Secretary, 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 NFF tweeted.

Also reacting to the exit of the Osun State Football Association (OSFA) boss, management of Nigeria National League (NNL) side Shooting Stars said Nigerian football had suffered a colossal loss which will take the country a long time to overcome.

“We are shocked and saddened by the sudden departure of chief Ogunjobi’,  whose contribution to Shooting Stars can never be overlooked,” Ogunjobi’s former club said in a statement.

“Skippo, as we used to call him, was a Shooting Stars hero and legend.

“The story of this club would not be complete without the mention of  his name and his contributions which will remain indelible in the history of the club.”

Ogunjobi captained Shooting Stars and played for the then Green Eagles, now Super Eagles of Nigeria.

There are also reactions from Remo Stars, Niger Tornadoes and Sunshine Stars.