The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has expressed shock over the demise of its former secretary general, William Boyd, saying it received the news with great sadness.
The Olympic body in a release signed by its secretary general, Mr Olabanji Oladapo, described Boyd as a dedicated and astute sports administrator who gave his all.
“The President and Board of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) received the news of the demise of Dr William Boyd with great sadness.
“Dr William Boyd, former Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee and President, Nigerian Baseball and Softball Association was a dedicated and astute sports administrator who gave his all,” Oladapo said.
He condoled the family and expressed his heartfelt sympathy and concluded by praying on behalf of the board of the Nigeria Olympic Committee that may the Almighty God grant the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.