Owner of Zylofon Cash Premier League side Karela United Mr. David Brigidi commonly known as Senatore Brigidi has passed away.
The business mogul, according reports was confirmed dead on Sunday morning after a short illness.
David Cobbina Brigidi, a lawyer by profession, was elected Senator for the Bayelsa Central constituency of Bayelsa State, Nigeria at the start of the fourth Republic running on the People Democratic Party (PDP) platform.
We have learnt with grief the passing of the CEO of premier league side @KarelaUtd_FC, David Cobbina Brigidi. A Man whose huge investments to the fortunes of Ghana's football cannot be overlooked.
Our deepest commiserations to the family, club & football fraternity.
— MOYSGH Official (@MOYSGh) September 30, 2018
The 56-year-old who hails from Nigeria was a senator for the Bayelsa Central constituency of Bayelsa State between 1997 to 2007.
Mr. Brigidi bought Karela FC in 2013 and has bankrolled the team as they earn promotion to the top flight this season.
Mr. Brigidi also owned Karela Oil & Gas Nigeria, Karela Hotels & Resort Ghana, Kareela Oil & Gas Ghana, Re-Routine Air Limited, Adef Energy Services, Shores & Savannah (Law Partners) and South Field Petroleum.