A former Nigeria Professional Football League chairman, Oyuki Obaseki, is dead.

The 75-year-old Edo State indigene died after a protracted illness in Benin City, the capital, on Sunday, according to a report by PUNCH.

Obaseki was reported to have been sick for over three years before he finally succumbed to the illness.

Survived by a wife, children and grandchildren, the respected administrator was the second vice-chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation from 2007 to 2009.

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