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Osinbajo mourns late Channels TV reporter

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, said he received the news of the death of Channels TV State House Correspondent of Channels Television, Mr. Chukwuma Onuekwusi, with great sadness.

In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Acting President extended condolences to his family,  as well as the Channels TV family on the incident.

Osinbajo also commiserated with the State House Press Corps over the passage of their professional colleague.

He described the deceased as a journalist who he said “combined high professionalism, wit, dedication and patriotism in his diligent reportage of activities in the Presidential Villa.”

“Acting President prays that the Almighty God will comfort his family and all who mourn this exceptional gentleman,” the statement added.

Onuekwusi, 55, died in the early hours of Tuesday at a private hospital in Abuja.

He was survived by a wife, two sons, and a daughter.

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