The Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr Gbadebowale Aboderin, is dead, the print media announced on Thursday.

According to them, Mr Aboderin died after a heart surgery in a hospital in Lagos on Wednesday morning, at the age of 60.

He attended the Government College, Ibadan and trained as a commercial pilot at the Burnside-Ott Flying School, Florida, United States.

The deceased, who was a sports enthusiast and philanthropist, founded the Dolphins Female Basketball Foundation.

He was the chairman of the foundation and also an erstwhile chairman of the Lagos State Basketball Association.

Aboderin is survived by his wife and two children.

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