Jossy Lad to be buried on June 14

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Jossy Lad passed died after battling with a heart related ailment.

A former Coach of the Super Falcons, late Joseph Ladipo, otherwise known as `Jossy Lad‘ is to be buried on June 14, according to the Local Organising Committee on his burial.

The LOC Chairman, Eddy Ayoola, at a media briefing on Thursday in Ibadan said that Christian wake for the ex-Shooting Stars player would be held on June 13 in his house.

Mr. Ayoola said that Service of Songs would hold at the Christ Church, Mapo, Ibadan on June 14, while interment follows immediately.

The chairman said that the deceased would lie-in-sate at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan where an exhibition match between Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) Ibadan and a selected side, would hold.

Mr. Ayoola, who commended the Oyo State Government, the National Sports Commission (NSC), 3SC, and the media for their support, promised a befitting burial for the deceased.

He said the committee would engage the services of the Police, the National Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Federal Road Safety Corps for crowd control during the burial.

Other members of the LOC include a former 3SC and Green Eagles player, Felix Owolabi; the NSC’s South-West Zonal Coordinator, Steve Olarinoyo; Solomon Oyo; Coach Rafiu Salami; and Tunji Ladipo, who represents the family.

The deceased was admitted at the University College Hospital, Ibadan for a heart-related ailment, before his death on May 9.


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