AFCON: Former NDDC director Ojougboh dies watching Nigeria, South Africa match

Cairo Ojougboh, a former representative from Delta State’s Ika federal seat in the House of Representatives, passed away.

Reportedly, Ojougboh collapsed and passed away in his Abuja workspace while observing the AFCON 2023 semifinal match between South Africa and Nigeria on Wednesday.

According to reports, South Africa’s penalty led to the death of the 64-year-old former executive director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

The game ended 1-1 after regulation time, and Nigeria went on to win 4-2 on penalties.

Meanwhile, the family of Ojougboh has received condolence letters on his passing.

The All Progressive Congress (APC) leader’s passing was hailed as a devastating loss by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in a statement provided by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale.

It is with a sorrowful heart.that Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, the former Executive Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), passed away on Wednesday, is reported to have passed away to President Bola Tinubu.

“Dr. Ojougboh led the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State and served as a member of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007.

“President Tinubu expresses his condolences to the Ojougboh family, the Delta State administration, and its citizens on this unfortunate loss.

President Tinubu consoles his family and encourages them to find strength and hope in God Almighty, who is in charge of all human affairs, as well as in the treasured memories and legacy of the late APC leader, all the while praying for the deceased’s peaceful slumber.

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