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Chris Enahoro is dead


Chris Enahoro, captain of the Nigerian Cricket team, is dead. The all-round Nigerian sports hero who was 80 years old died yesterday in

According to his Personal Assistant, Razak Adedigba, Pa Enahoro had been battling with health challenges, was asked to take a rest from work the previous day by his doctor.

“When the doctor came on Wednesday, he attended to him and told him to rest. He later woke up in the evening to have his dinner and told me he was getting better. But early today (Thursday), he woke up at 5am to visit the toilet on his own but he told me to lay him on the floor and I had to put on the fan for him where he laid until he breathed his last breath around 6:30am,” stressed Adedigba, who has been with Enahoro for the past decade as his PA.

Enahoro was for several years captain of the Nigerian and West African cricket. He was also the sports consultant to Chevron Nigerian Limited team. He was also involved in athletics, holding the national record in the high jump as well as champion in several other field events.

He will be greatly missed.

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