Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, a former representative for Delta State’s Ika Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, passed away.
According to reports, the politician died on Wednesday night while watching South Africa vs. Nigeria in the AFCON semifinals.
“Cairo Ojougboh, a medical doctor, died during the Nigeria vs. South Africa match,” a source close to the politician claimed.
“The incident happened when the penalty was awarded against Nigeria. Dr Ojougboh was said to have shouted and slumped due to massive heart attack when SA scored.”
As of the time of filing this report, his family has yet to issue a statement on his death.
However, friends and political associates are already mourning him on social media.