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Wale Aboderin Here's the burial date for Punch Chairman

The burial date of Punch Chairman Wale Aboderin has been fixed as follows.

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Here's the burial date for Punch Chairman Wale Aboderin play

Punch Chairman Wale Aboderin will be buried this June

(Punch)

Burial plans have been concluded for the late Chairman of Punch Newspapers, Wale Aboderin.

Aboderin died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos.

According to a statement sent to Pulse, Aboderin will be laid to rest on Friday June 15, 2018.

There will be a service of songs at Punch compound followed by a tribute basketball game between old Dolphins and New Dolphins.

Dolphins is the late Aboderin's basketball side.

There will be a wake keep on Thursday, June 4 at The Haven, Ikeja followed by celebration of life show, dance, tributes and comedy.

On Friday June 15, Aboderin will be laid to rest at the Archbishop Vinney Church, Ikeja.

Aboderin's life

Aboderin who is the founder and chairman of the Dolphins Female Basketball Foundation is survived by his wife, Titilayo and  two daughters, Nicole and Cherelle.

Until his death, he was Chairman of Punch Commercial Printing Limited and Lukahed Properties Limited, as well as the former chairman of the Lagos State Basketball Association and a one-time Vice-President of the Nigerian Basketball Supporters Club.

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