“Since the death of his wife, Kate, in December 2015, his life had changed dramatically,” the source said.
“He had become hypertensive but was managing it very well, always taking his medications and checking his blood pressure very regularly.”
Another family member revealed that since the Keshi lost his wife, he had become so lonely that he was practically soliciting phone calls from friends.
“After the burial of his wife, people practically left him to himself. The calls and visits became fewer, and he felt the pain the more,” he said.
The former coach died this morning in Benin. He was survived by four children.