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NOC mourns Eddie Aderinokun


• An astute sports administrator is gone, says Gumel
President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engineer Habul Ahmed Gumel, has described the dearth of Otunba Eddie Aderinokun as a great loss.

He said that Otunba Aderinokun was an astute sports administrator and a journalist per excellence.

“Otunba, a former President, Nigeria Volleyball Federation did his best for the development of the game before I succeeded him, and he proved his mettle in other spheres of life. His legacies remains forever,” Gumel said.

Otunba Aderinokun according to a statement by his brother, chief Kayode Aderinokun, died on January 3, 2021 following a brief illness at age 80.

“On behalf of the Patrons, members of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, we commiserate with his immediate family and the volleyball community on the sad and irreparable loss. May the Lord give the family the fortitude to bear the loss,” Gumel stated.


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