A close source who wished not to be named said, the boxer, who was with the Nigerian Army, was on his way to Myoung Barracks in Yaba to train for his upcoming fight next week, on a motorcycle when the incident happened on Wednesday morning.
Okosun Godwin represented Nigeria at the men’s middleweight division at the 2017 Africa Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo.
Riliwan Lawal, his captain at the Army Games and teammate in Congo said: “He was my close friend. Everybody liked him because he was always encouraging younger boxers and very humble and nice.”
Oluwatoyin Mabogunje posted on her facebook page after the incident: “It just so painful to lose a wonderful person like you, Okosun Godwin, I pray may your gentle soul rest in prefect peace.”
The Nigeria Boxing Federation will be sending condolences to Okosun’s family in the nearest future according to an official. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇