Punch Chairman, Wale Aboderin, is dead
Punch Chairman, Wale Aboderin

The Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne  Aboderin, is dead.

He died on Wednesday at 6.05 a.m. after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos.

He was 60 years old.

Aboderin’s death was announced by Punch newspaper.

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He attended Government College, Ibadan; and trained as a pilot in the United States.

A sports enthusiast and philanthropist, he was the founder and chairman of the Dolphins Female Basketball Foundation, and also a former chairman of the Lagos State Basketball Association.

He was a one-time vice-president of the Nigerian Basketball Supporters Club.

He is survived by his wife, Titilayo, and children.