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Kwara Cycling Coach, Oba Keke dies at 48

Kwara State Cycling Coach, Salaudeen Abdulkadir has died following a third successful operation on his leg.
Salaudeen, aged, 48, died on Friday at Aminu Kano Hospital in Kano State.
It will be recalled that the state cycling coach was involved in a ghastly motor accident that claimed two lives along Lagos-Ibadan Express Way in September, 2016.
He however suffered several fractures on his body, especially the two legs, after which he went through two successful operations at Sobi Specialist Hospital, Ilorin.
The coach popularly called ‘Oba Keke’ last week travelled to Kano for his last operation, which he didn’t survive it.
Reacting to his death, former Kwara Cycling Coach, Adisa Keke, described his death as socking, having survived the operation.
Oba keke, who hailed from Oke okuta, Alaro Compound, Ilorin South Local Government, Ilorin represented the state at the 1998 National Sports Festival in Imo State.
He was survived by a wife and five children.

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