Barely 24 hours after popular Nollywood actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi’s death, her elder brother Coach Steve Onishola, has also died.
Onishola was the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club of Ilorin, before his death.
The 71-year-old basketball coach died on Thursday, January 7, in Ilorin, following a brief illness.
The State Chairman of the association, Dr Joseph Adeyemo, confirmed his death.
The deceased was the Manager of Falcons on different occasions before he was appointed the club’s technical director.
Adeyemo said: “We are very sad by this unfortunate incident. In fact, we can’t find the right word to describe this moment.
“Coach Onishola was the symbol of basketball in Kwara, he was one of the most brilliant coaches of the game in Nigeria.
“The entire basketball family extends its deepest condolences to the deceased’s family and loved ones.”