Nigeria’s tallest man, Afeez Agoro dies

Popular reality TV star and actor, Afeez Agoro Oladimiji,  widely recognised as the tallest man in Nigeria, is dead.

According to a report by The Nation, Agoro’s burial arrangement has commenced at his residence in Community road, Akoka.

It was learnt that Agoro was rushed to the hospital yesterday after he developed some complications.

Agoro’s last post on Facebook was on May 28 after he recovered from hip replacement surgery.

He posted: “Thank God Almighty for a successful operation now it’s time for therapy.”

Agoro went through a recovery process after the hip surgery with his personal doctor, Dr. Dike.

Before his demise, Agoro’s intimidating height attracted stares and attention anywhere he went.  He was 7ft 4in tall.

Residents of Akoka/Bariga commitment have started to send in their tributes.

The chairman of Akoka CDA, Segun Adesanya confirmed his demise.

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