Confirming his death, Doctor Yusuf Addulraheem revealed that Oliha was brought to the hospital at the time when there was nothing he could do to resuscitate him.“I feel so sad to confirm to you that Thompson Oliha is dead and by the time his wife brought him here, he body was completely lifeless.c“His wife Irish Oliha told me that he slumped in the toilet before rushing him to hospital and there was nothing we could do to save him,” Addulraheem said to supersport.com. Until his death, Oliha was the head coach of the Kwara Football Academy (KFA) in Ilorin, Kwara State. He was even incharge of KFA's 3-0 friendly win over a team who came from Mali on Saturday evening at the Academy premises.
Good night "Taxi Driver", the man who drove our mid-field like a taxi driver! Please pay your last respect to him: