Amosu: Ogun Mourns Former NUJ Chairman, Says Death Rude Shock

Ogun State Government has commiserated with the family of Comrade Olusoji Samson Amosu the Chairman of the Ogun State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), who died on Sunday.

In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Alhaji Waheed Odusile, on Monday, Amosu’s death was described as a rude shock.

According to the statement, the sudden death of the Ogun NUJ chairman on the early hours of Sunday shook the entire state.

Odusile, who described Amosu as a quintessential journalist and humble person, noted that he as the NUJ chairman had a robust official and personal relationship with the state government.

He added that late chairman also ensured a synergy between the Ogun state government and journalists in the state.

While praying God should give his family fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, Odusile equally prayed Amosu’s soul find repose in the bosom of the Lord.

“Ogun State wishes to commiserate with the family of Comrade Olusoji Samson Amosu the Chairman of the Ogun State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) over his death.

“The state government equally expresses its deep condolences to the entire members of the Ogun NUJ, over this sad occurrence.

“The death of the chairman on Sunday morning was received with a rude shock and his sudden demise shook the entire state.

“Amosu, as the NUJ chairman had a robust official and personal relationship with the state government, and ensured a synergy between the Ogun state government and journalists in the state.

“Our hearts, however, go out to his immediately family he left behind, the National Orientation Agency (NOA) where he was a deputy director until his demise and the entire Ogun NUJ family.

“We pray God to give his family fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. We also pray that his soul find repose in the bosom of the Lord.

“Soji Amosu, rest on”, the statement stated.