Veteran sport journalist and a former spokesperson to the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Ben Alaiya is Dead.
Alaiya died yesterday Tuesday in his hometown.
Although the cause of his death was not certain as at the time of compiling this report but sources closed to the deceased said he travelled to the village and never returned from the journey .
According to sources, his death may be unnatural as he was never sick for close to one month he has been in the village.
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 prestigeous University of Lagos, and also earned a postgraduate diploma in Mass Communication from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ).