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ODSG mourns Sola Ilesanmi

By Adekola Afolabi

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Disquiet swept through the media yesterday following the death of Sola Ilesanmi, a former staff of the state owned Television Station, OSRC.

Until his death, he was a staff with the Yoruba service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC.

In a moving tribute by the Ondo State government, it described Ilesanmi as an enterprising and resources young man whose passion for journalism was immeasurable.

A statement entitled, “The Sun Set So Soon” and signed by Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, commiserated with the immediate family of the deceased, particularly his young wife, family, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ondo State Council, friends and colleagues.

“Sola was an enterprising and resourceful young man whose passion for Journalism was immeasurable. His quest to seek news stories in most unusual sniff-moves was evidently legendary and undoubtedly impactful for the period he served in OSRC even as an Award-winning Journalist.

“The State Government commiserates with the immediate family of the deceased, particularly his young wife, family, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ondo State Council, friends and colleagues.

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