Veteran sports broadcaster Mr Walter Oyatogun is dead. He died at the early hours of yesterday according to a press release signed by his daughter and broadcaster, Moyo Oyatogun of Star FM Lagos. With deep hearts, we the family of Oyatogun, annouunce the death of our loving father, husband, grandfather and friend, Walter Oyatogun.
Moyo acknowledged that her father was a sports man to the core. “He was a sports man, a boxer, a wonderful man that held the sports world for a long time, training many athletes and being satisfied that he has served the country in the best way that he could”.
Moyo ended the statement by saying of her late father that “you have created an impact in our lives.”
The sports world in Nigeria mourned yesterday as the news Walter’s death spread. He covered football, boxing and track and field with passion.