Popularly called Dudu Heritage, Ibironke died suddenly on Sunday night.
The captain of Ibadan Golf Club (IGC) reportedly slumped at the golf club around 8:30pm while out with his friends. Efforts to resuscitate him proved abortive. He was rushed to the hospital where he was later confirmed dead.
Confirming the news in a statement on Monday, Ibadan Golf Club said, “We are shocked by the sudden demise of our Captain, Mr. OLA IBIRONKE. The Course is hereby closed and all club activities are suspended until further notice while the Flag will be hoisted at half mast. Our prayers are with his family and members of this great Club. Further details will be announced.”