Abuja - Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed shock and sadness on the death of the eminent journalist, Felicia Oluremi Oyo.
He described the late Oluremi Oyo as a forthright journalist who practiced the driven by values and comported herself as a worthy role model in the profession throughout her life time.
The Governor, in a condolence press release signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Hakeem Bello, said she would be sorely missed by all.
Fashola recalled the dynamism which Oyo brought to bear into her national assignment as Spokesperson to former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, and her leadership of the Nigerian Guild of Editors.
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The Governor noted that her passage while being painful, should also serve as inspiration to all media professionals to always strive for excellence.
He expressed his heartfelt condolences to the widower, Vincent Oyo and the family, the Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Nigeria Union of Journalists and prayed that God Almighty granted the departed soul peaceful repose and abides with all family members and the journalism family left behind.
Oyo died on Wednesday at the age of 61 on Wednesday in the United Kingdom while receiving treatment for a cancer-related ailment.
- CAJ News