Ex-Super Eagles media officer, Ben Alaiya, dies at 52

Alaiya who was succeeded by Toyin Ibitoye in 2015 after a four-year stint on the job, died two months to his 53rd birthday.
Ex-Super Eagles media officer, Ben Alaiya, dies at 52
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A former media officer of the Super Eagles, Benjamin Alaiya, has died at the age of 52.

Alaiya who was succeeded by Toyin Ibitoye in 2015 after a four-year stint on the job, died two months to his 53rd birthday.

His death was confirmed on the Super Eagles' official Instagram account on Wednesday, although the cause of death was not revealed.

“We are sad to announce the sudden passing of our former Media Officer, Mr Benjamin Alaiya. May his soul Rest In Peace and our thoughts are with his family,” the statement read.

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