Former NPFL Chairman Jackson Obaseki dies @ 75

Jackson Obaseki dies

Former Chairman of the Nigerian Premier League Board, Jackson Oyuki Obaseki has passed on.

Obaseki died this Sunday morning at the age of 75.

He contested the position of the Nigeria Football Federation President in 2010 but lost to the then incumbent Aminu Maigari.

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Until his demise, he was also held traditional chieftaincy titles including The Ohe of Benin Kingdom bestowed on him by Oba Erediauwa of Benin for his contributions to sports development in Nigeria.

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