Late sports journalist, Segun Ogunjimi’s burial holds March 6 | Dailytrust

Late sports journalist, Segun Ogunjimi’s burial holds March 6

Segun Ogunjimi

Ace sports journalist, Olusegun Ogunjimi is set to be committed to mother earth on March 6, 2021 according to a statement released by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).

Baba Shege as he was fondly called died on February 10, 2021 and was a staff of the Nation and Sporting Life Newspapers.

He was said to have slumped inside his house before he was later confirmed dead at a hospital in Mararaba.

According to funeral plans by his family members, there will be a wake keep on Friday March 5, 2021, day before interment is expected to take place in Abuja.

The wake keep is equally slated for his compound at Mararaba, an Abuja nearby suburb.

The Chairman of SWAN, FCT chapter, Comrade Ndubueze Chidoka said already plans are on to stage day of tributes on Tuesday March 2, 2021.

The day of tributes is jointly organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT and SWAN FCT inside NUJ council premises located in Utako, Abuja.

The statement further enjoined friends and colleagues to collectively and individually contribute in support of the family which Ogunjimi left behind.

“No amount will be too small or much to assist the family move on with life demands as his son is still carrying on his academic pursuit,” the statement added.