The Chairman, Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne Aboderin, is dead.

He died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the age of 60.

He was also Chairman of 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.