(Felix Okugbe dies after a long battle with Cancer. Photo: Facebook)
The death of veteran sport journalist Felix Okugbe has thrown the Nigerian sport world into mourning.
Felix died this morning, Saturday October 10, 2015 at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital after a protracted battle with Cancer.
Until his death, he was the Head of Sport, DAAR Communications and RAY Power, he was the CEO of Mundial Sport International.
Sport journalists like Biola Kazeem, Kayode Tijani, Shina Okeleji and others have taken to social media to mourn late Felix Okugbe.
Desperately sad to hear about the death of Nigerian sports journalist Felix Okugbe. A consummate professional – great loss?? #RIPFelixOkugbe
— Oluwashina Okeleji (@oluwashina) October 10, 2015
The news of Felix Okugbe’s death is heavy for me. He put me on air as an unknown 200L boy. And set me on this path. God rest his soul. — Abiola Kazeem (@biolakazeem) October 10, 2015
Sadly,I got very close to Felix Okugbe in the last years of his life.Archery brought us really close.He was a very thorough journalist.
— Oluwatoyin Ibitoye (@Toyin_Ibitoye) October 10, 2015
I am devastated with news of the death of a senior colleague,brother and friend Felix Okugbe.I can never forget all those moments we shared. — Oluwatoyin Ibitoye (@Toyin_Ibitoye) October 10, 2015
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