The shocking death of former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been described as a big loss not only to Nigeria but the football community worldwide.
Reacting to the demise of the Osun State Football Association boss, the management of Shooting Stars Sports Club in a release, made available to newsmen on Monday, said Nigerian football has suffered a colossal loss which will take the country a long time to overcome.
The release, jointly signed by the Chairman of the club, Gbolagade Busari and the General Manager. Rasheed Balogun, expressed surprise and regret over the sad developments
“We are shocked and saddened by the sudden departure of chief Ogunjobi’, whose contribution to the Shooting Stars can never be overlooked
“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 indellible in the history of the club,” stated the statement
The statement further read. “You will recall that Chief Ogunjobi’ was a former captain of Shooting Stars and he was at a time the General Manager of the Oluyole Warriors.
“What else can we say about this departed hero who also gave all his best for the development of the round leather game in Nigeria.
“It is indeed a big loss. He has left a vacuum that would be very difficult to fill withing and outside Nigeria”, added the statement