Amosu, Ogun NUJ Chairman, dies at 53

Chairman, Ogun State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Soji Amosu, is dead.

His passage was announced today by the Secretary of the council, Ayokunle Ewuoso after a brief illness.

Amosu, until his death, worked at the state directorate of the National Orientation Agency (NOA).

Ewuoso, who lamented Amosu’s passage, added that he died after a brief illness.

An indigene of Oke-Ore, Yewa South Local Government area of Ogun State, Amosu was born on June 22, 1968.

He was a graduate of Mass Communication at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and was elected the Chairman of the Ogun NUJ in 2019.

Before he emerged as chairman of the union, he had earlier served as Secretary or the Union for two terms

He is survived by his wife and children.

Meanwhile, the council has declared a 7-day mourning for journalists across the state, adding that his burial arrangement would be announced at a later date.

Ewuoso also disclosed that a condolence register will be opened at the council’s secretariat, Iwe-Iroyin, Oke – Ilewo Abeokuta on Monday.