June 20, 2018

PUNCH Chairman, Gbadebo Wale Aboderin, dies at 60

PUNCH Chairman, Gbadebo Wale Aboderin, dies at 60

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

According to a May 31 report on the PUNCH newspaper website, he died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the age of 60.

“He was also Chairman Punch Commercial Printing Limited and Lukahed Properties Limited. He attended the 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,” said the report.

He was a one-time vice-president of the Nigerian Basketball Supporters Club. He is survived by his wife, Titilayo and two daughters, Nicole and Cherelle.

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