The 48 year-old died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Wednesday night.
The news of his death was made known on Thursday, in a tweet by popular Twitter influencer, Pamilerin Adegoke.
Announcing Agoro’s death, Adegoke tweeted; “Nigerian tallest man Afeez Agoro Oladimeji is dead after suffering from prolonged sickness.”
Before his death, Oladimeji, whose height is 2.25 metres (7 ft 4 in), born in Sabo Yaba, Lagos State, had been bedridden for the past 8 months.
Agoro was previously recognised as the tallest man in Nigeria. At 2.25 metres (7 ft 5 in), he stood shorter than his 2.41 metres (7 ft 11 in) compatriot, Abiodun Adegoke, who is likely the tallest man in Nigeria.
Afeez Agoro was born in the city of Sabo Yaba, Lagos State on 13 December 1975 as the last child of three children for his mother who was the second wife of his late father. Afeez moved with his family to Akoka Yaba where he grew up and also had his education, he attended St. Finbarr’s College, Yaba. Afeez obtained his ordinary National Diploma certificate from the University of Lagos and went further to get his Higher National Diploma certificate from the Lagos state Polytechnic.