HOW FORMER EAGLES DEFENDER, AJIBADE BABALADE WAS REJECTED BY HOSPITALS BEFORE HE PASSED ON

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has told  Saturday PUNCH a private hospital in Ibadan declined treating Ajibade Babalade before the retired 3SC defender died in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Friday afternoon. According to Shorunmu, Babalade’s teammate at the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal, the former footballer died in Ibadan after suffering cardiac arrest. Babalade, 48, died while being rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, our correspondent learnt. He is survived by a wife and three kids, who are all based in the US. However, Shorunmu disclosed…

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