Former Nigeria international and ex-General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Taiwo Ogunjobi has passed away.

The death of Ogunjobi, who was a former Shooting Stars captain and Osun state FA Chairman, was confirmed in a tweet by the NFF its Twitter handle on Monday.

“We are sad to announce the shock demise of former Nigeria Int’l, Ex-NFF Gen. Sec., 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 country’s football house tweeted on Monday.