Journalist Abiodun Onafuye is dead

The Ogun State Correspondent of PM News/The N‎ews Magazine, Abiodun Onafuye, is dead.

Mr. Onafuye’s family said he fell ill few days ago and was taken to Iseyin Town in Oyo State for medication. He was responding to treatment and was billed to be discharged before he died on Thursday night, his family said.

The deceased, popularly called ‘Jagaban,’ was said to have bought rams and other cooking items ahead of the Sallah celebration. He was buried on Friday according to Islamic rites at his hometown in Ijebu-Ode.

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, in a condolence message expressed sadness at the news of his death.

A journalist with over 16 years experience, the late Onafuye has been in Abeokuta as a correspondent for close to 10 years.

Colleagues described him as “hardworking, conscientious and dedicated,” the governor said.

Others who sent condolence messages include ex-Ogun State governor, Gbenga Daniel, and a journalism lecturer, Sulaimon Osho.

Mr. Onafuye’s death comes few days the death of Bunmi Odumusi and Sola Balogun, both members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists.

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