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Former Super Eagles media officer Ben Alaiya passes on

Former Super Eagles media officer, Benjamin Alaiya, is dead.

Former Super Eagles media officer, Benjamin Alaiya, is dead.

Alaiya held the position between 2011 and 2015 before he was replaced by Toyin Ibitoye.

A statement on the Instagram handle of the Super Eagles on Wednesday reads, “We are sad to announce the sudden passing of our former Media Officer, Mr Benjamin Alaiya. May his soul Rest In Peace and our thoughts are with his family.”

Born in Ososo, Edo State, on December 9, 1968, Ben Alaiya was a graduate of English Language from the prestigious University of Lagos and also earned a postgraduate diploma in Mass Communication from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ).

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