Family of late Taiwo Ogunjobi has announced the date for the final burial of the former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

In a statement by the late Ogunjobi’s Personal Assistant Tunde Shamsudeen, the former football administrator will be laid to rest on March 15, 2019 in Ibadan.

“Whilst the family considers it a heavy loss to the family, we have since Monday February 11, 2019 realised that our ‘Taiwo’ was not just ours but one that the sporting community and the nation at large loved and respected so much. We are delighted to have shared him with Nigeria, even the world.

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“Though pained beyond comprehension, we are consoled by the many comforting messages from across the sporting world and firmly believe he could only have gone to a better place, where if football is played he will once again excel as a talented natural leader.

“To this end, we wish to announce to the General public that the final ‘home’ going proceedings would take place between Wednesday 13th through Friday 15th of March, 2019 in Ibadan, Oyo State.” The family said.

Ogunjobu died aged 65 on February 11 at the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan.

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