HOW PUNCH CHAIRMAN: Gbadebowale Aboderin, Died

Aboderin, Chairman of Punch Newspaper. PHOTO: Peoples Post

Aboderin, Chairman of Punch Newspaper.
PHOTO: Peoples Post

EIGHT years after the death of his  younger brother, Jaiye, died, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne  Aboderin, The Chairman, PUNCH Nigeria Limited, is dead.

According to sources, he died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos, at the age of 60.

He was also Chairman, PUNCH Commercial Printing Limited  and  Lukahed Properties Limited.

He attended the Government College, Ibadan; and trained as a pilot in the United States.

A sports enthusiast and philanthropist, he was the founder and chairman of  the Dolphins Female  Basketball Foundation, and also a former chairman of the Lagos State Basketball Association.

He was a one-time vice-president of the Nigerian Basketball Supporters Club.

He is survived by his wife, Titilayo, and children.

Details later on who is likely to succeed him as the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Demola Osinubi who has spent 44th years in the company is currently holding on affairs.

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