44-year-old Ehiogu slumped at Spurs’ training ground on Thursday and passed away in hospital on Friday morning.
Other key figures in Nigeria football also took to social media to pay their respects.
R.I.P Ugo what a sad news.— Kanu Nwankwo (@papilokanu) April 21, 2017
Very sad new R.I.P Ugo Ehiogu. pic.twitter.com/PFwuuXBVdv— Brown Ideye (MON) (@OfficialIdeye) April 21, 2017
So sad to wake up to the news about Ugo. Great coach and a man that encouraged me so much. My thoughts are with your family and friends. RIP pic.twitter.com/MxP3t4C4rU— William Troost-Ekong (@wtroostekong) April 21, 2017
Nothing is worth dying for.R.I.P Ugo Ehiogu pic.twitter.com/PyBx770mVH— Jude (@ighalojude) April 21, 2017
Such sad news about Ugo, thoughts and prayers are with his family pic.twitter.com/xgJ2m2Japw— Carl Ikeme (@Carl_Ikeme) April 21, 2017