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Ex-Super Eagles media officer, Ben Alaiya dies at 52 years

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Ex-Super Eagles media officer, Ben Alaiya dies at 52 years

Former Super Eagles media officer, Benjamin Alaiya is dead. He died at the age of 52 years, 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 prestigeous University of Lagos, and also earned a postgraduate diploma in Mass Communication from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ).

Until his death, was the Editor-in-Chief of SportsDay Newspapers and one time Sports Editor of Independent Newspapers Limited, publishers of Daily, Saturday and Sunday Independent titles.

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