Sunshine Stars Official Dies After Gunmen Attack

Sunshine Stars Official Dies After Gunmen Attack
  • PublishedDecember 23, 2023

Taiwo Dosunmu, the assistant kit manager of Sunshine Stars FC, who was shot during the gunmen attack on the team on December 7, is dead.

Osun Defender reported that the Sunshine Stars team were attacked along the Benin-Ore expressway on their way to honour a Nigeria Premier Football League match against Bendel Insurance in Benin.

Dosunmu according to the club, died on Friday, December 22 at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital where he was receiving treatment.

A statement from the club said, “With lot of pains in our hearts, we announce the untimely transition to eternity of our dear brother and assistant kit manager, Taiwo Dosunmu, who died in line of duty by the bullets of armed bandits along Benin-Ore expressway on Thursday, December 7, 2023,”

“Taiwo died at the intensive care unit of University of Benin Teaching Hospital on Friday, December 22, 2023, after a series of surgeries by consultants at the facility.

“Taiwo Dosunmu was a very hard-working individual who took his job with all sense of seriousness.

“His selflessness at the moment of the attack saved the lives of players and other members of Sunshine Stars management.

“He will be sorely missed,” the statement added.

According to the club burial arrangements for the deceased will be announced by the family.

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