The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung has described Taiwo Ogunjobi as a humble technocrat, who gave everything up just to ensure football administration in Nigeria is done the right way for the development of the .
He also described his sudden death as shocking and sudden.
His words, “The former Osun State Football Association Chairman was a humble technocrat who dedicated his life to the administration of football in Nigeria.
“I am shocked to hear of Chief Ogunjobi’s death. I saw him last year prior to the NFF elections.
“He came to personally inform me of his intent to contest the NFF presidential elections. “He was a seasoned administrator and had contributed immensely to the development of football in Nigeria, especially in his home state, Osun.
“I commiserate with his immediate family members, the Osun State football Association, and other football stakeholders who knew or worked with him. “He has left an indelible mark and a vacuum in football administration in the country. May God grant his soul eternal rest and his family, the fortitude to bear this loss.”
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