Nigerian Politician dies at AFCONNigerian Politician dies While Watching AFCON game (Image Credit: X)

Nigerian Politician Collapses and Dies While Watching AFCON Game Between South Africa and Nigeria

In a rather tragic and unusual turn of events, a Nigerian Politician collapsed and died while watching the AFCON game.

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh died while watching the semi-final football game between South Africa and Nigeria on Wednesday night.

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Fatal Collapse: Dr Cairo Ojougboh Collapses and Dies during AFCON Match

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, a former member of the House of Representatives, represented the Ika Federal Constituency in Delta State. Additionally, he was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress.

Nigerian Politician Collapses and Dies While Watching AFCON
Nigerian Politician Dr. Cairo Ojougboh Collapses and Dies While Watching AFCON(Image Credit: Top Celebrities Magazines)

Reports suggest that the incident occurred when a penalty was awarded against Nigeria. Dr. Cairo Ojougboh reportedly screamed and then collapsed after Bafana Bafana scored against Nigeria.

“The incident happened when the penalty was awarded against Nigeria. Dr Ojougboh was said to have shouted and slumped due to massive heart attack when SA scored,” the source revealed.

Netizens Speculate: Unusual Theories Surrounding Dr. Cairo Ojougboh’s Demise During AFCON Match

In response to the news, South Africans found it odd and peculiar. Commenting on X, netizens argued that Dr Cairo Ojougboh’s untimely death was human sacrifice. They questioned the odds that he would die during a match between South Africa and Nigeria.

Conversely, some netizens suggested another possibility, speculating that he might have placed a significant bet on Betway and incurred a substantial loss.

Here are some of the reactions;


He was a human sacrifice ayikho le


He sacrifice himself for Nigeria to win Afcon


Check his betway slip , the boy went all out even with his life because ain’t no way one can die from football like this


We all Nigerians and secrifises but ke awuthi ngithule…


Nothing to do with football, he was a bloody gambler


Now I actually believe this man he said “Football can kill you real death”..😳


Kgoloko Thobejane’s words, have never been more relevant than now… 😄😂🤣😂🤣🤣



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