By Temi Joshua
Coach Steve Onishola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club of Ilorin, is dead.
The Daily Page learnt that Onishola died barely 24 hours after his younger sister who is Nollywood Actress, popularly known as Orisabunmi with real name Folake Aremu, died at 60.
As per media reports, Onishola died at aged 71 on Thursday, Jan 7, 2021 after a brief illness.
The demise of Onishola was confirmed on Thursday in Ilorin by the State Chairman of the association, Dr. Joseph Adeyemo.
Confirming his death, Adeyemo said, “We are very sad by this unfortunate incident. In fact, we can’t find the right word to describe this moment.
“Coach Onishola was the symbol of basketball in Kwara, he was one of the most brilliant coaches of the game in Nigeria.
“The entire basketball family extends its deepest condolences to the deceased’s family and loved ones.”