A former Chairman, Oyo State Newbie Boxing Affiliation, Mr. Akintunde Opaleye is lifeless.
DAILY POST gathered that Olaleye died on Sunday on the College School Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.
Chairman, Sports activities Writers Affiliation of Nigeria (SWAN) in Oyo State, Mr. Adeniyi Alebiosu confirmed the demise of the deceased.
Alebiosu in an announcement made obtainable to DAILY POST Sunday night time expressed deep unhappiness on the demise of the boxing promoter.
Alebiosu added that Opalaye gave up the ghost on Sunday morning on the College School Hospital Ibadan, the place he had been receiving therapies for an ailment.
He lamented that the demise of Opaleye has robbed sportswriters in Oyo State of an enormous brother, dependable good friend and nice supporter.
“Late Opaleye was amiable and pleasant to each particular person he got here involved with.
“He was additionally form and useful to us.”