President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the family of the Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr Gbadebowale Aboderin.
Adoderin was reported to have died on Wednesday at about 6.05am after a heart surgery at the age of 60.
The late Aboderin was also the Chairman of Lukahed Properties Limited.
The President equally commiserated with all members of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the media and sports industry in the country on the death of the respected entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Buhari, in a statement by Garba Shehu, said Aboderin, who was greatly admired by his peers in the media and sports industry, “will be long remembered for his resourcefulness, managerial proficiency and invaluable contributions to the growth of these sectors”.
“The President prays that God Almighty will comfort all who mourn him and grant his soul eternal rest”, it added.