The death has been announced of Austin Mgbolu, former Nigerian Football Federation spokesman.
Mgbolu passed on in his home in Abuja Tuesday night after a brief illness, Complete Sports reports.
The cause of his death was however unknown as at the time of this report.
Mgbolu served under five past Presidents of the Nigeria Football Federation: Emeka Omeruah (1993 – 1997), Abdulmumini Aminu (1997 – 1999), Kojo Williams (1999), Dominic Oneya (1999 – 2002) and Ibrahim Galadima (2002 – 2006).
Mgbolu was also a seasoned journalist who worked with the defunct SportLlink. He is survived by family and friends.