November 15, (THEWILL) – The Ogun state government has commiserated with the family of Comrade Olusoji Samson Amosu over the death of the chairman of the Ogun State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)
Amosu died on Sunday after a brief illness.
In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Alhaji Waheed Odusile, on Monday, the state government described his death as a rude shock.
Odusile, who described Amosu as a quintessential journalist and humble person, stated that he and the NUJ chairman had a robust official and personal relationship.
The commissioner stressed that the late chairman also ensured a synergy between the state government and journalists in the state.
Odusile, while praying to God to give his family fortitude to bear the loss, also prayed Amosu’s soul finds repose in the bosom of the Lord.
The statement read: “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 immediate 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.”