IKEJA – Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Thursday expressed shock over the death of Mrs Remi Oyo, former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who died in London on Oct, 1, aged 61.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Hakeem Bello, the governor described the demise of Oyo as sad.
He described the former NAN boss a “as a forthright journalist who practiced value-driven journalism, a worthy role model in the profession throughout her life.’’ [eap_ad_1] Fashola said the late Oyo would be missed by all for all her good works and for the way she carried herself remarkably in the various capacities where she had served the nation.
“Mrs Oluremi Oyo brought dynamism to bear in her national assignment as Spokesperson to former President Olusegun Obasanjo and her leadership of the Nigerian Guild of Editors and the News Agency of Nigeria,’’ the governor said.
The governor condoled with her widower, Mr Vincent Oyo and the family, the Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Nigeria Union of Journalists on the painful loss.
He prayed that God should grant Oyo`s soul eternal rest and also grant the people she had left behind the fortitude to bear the painful loss. (NAN)