The Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club of Ilorin, Coach Steve Onishola has died.
Onishola passed away barely 24 hours after his younger sister, Folake Aremu, a Nollywood actress popularly called Orisabunmi, died at age 60.
The deceased basketball tactician was said to have passed on at 71 on Thursday, Jan 7, in Illorin, the Kwara State capital following a brief illness.
Confirming the death in Ilorin on Thursday, Dr. Joseph Adeyemo, State Chairman of the association, said;
“We are very sad by this unfortunate incident. In fact, we can’t find the right word to describe this moment.
“Coach Onishola was the symbol of basketball in Kwara, he was one of the most brilliant coaches of the game in Nigeria.
“The entire basketball family extends its deepest condolences to the deceased’s family and loved ones.”