He slumped and died at the National Stadium, Lagos on Monday evening.
In his days as an athlete, Sunday Bada won three medals at different World Indoor Championships; he won silver at the 1993 event which was held in Toronto, Canada. He repeated the same feat two years later in Barcelona while he won gold in 1997 at the Paris meet.
Bada who was also a police officer was a member of Nigeria’s 4 x 400 m men’s team that won silver at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
He was aged 41.