The Chairman, Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne Aboderin, is dead. He was aged 60.
Punch Newspaper confirmed the death, saying it occurred at 6.05am on Wednesday, 30 May, after a heart surgery.
Aboderin was 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 two daughters, Nicole and Cherelle.