After a local outlet published an untruthful story reporting the demise of the ex-Super Eagles’ defender, his former teammate and social media have refuted the news
Former Africa Player of the Year, Victor Ikpeba has negated news announcing Taribo West’s death.
My brother Taribo West is alive. Please ignore rumours that he is dead.
— Victor Ikpeba (@V_Ikpeba) September 30, 2016
Why someone will just tweet that TARIBO WEST is dead without being 100 per cent sure baffles me, really tragic.LLAP Pastor.Its really sad.
— kayode tijani (@kayodetijani200) September 30, 2016
God will forgive the person that started the rumour on Pastor Taribo West death. ..He’s very much alive. …Confirm before posting any news
— Aluko Ibukunoluwa (@IbkSports) September 30, 2016
It’s so disgusting when people put out silly talks on social media. PLEASE TARIBO WEST IS DOING JUST FINE. Just got off the phone with him.
— Austin Okon-Akpan (@ProudlyAustin) September 30, 2016
WARNING: Ignore rumors of the death of Taribo West. I have spoken to him. He is alive, hale and hearty
— Colin NOT Collins (@ColinUdoh) September 30, 2016