FEC honours late Channels TV correspondent
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday paid tribute to the late State House Correspondent for Channels TV, Mr. Chukwuma Onuekwusi, who died on Tuesday.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo eulogized Onuekwusi before the commencement of the FEC meeting.
One minute silence was also observed in honour of the journalist before cabinet members settled down for the day’s business.
Osinbajo described Onuekwusi as an articulate and patriotic journalist.
He said: “Honourable ministers and members of the Federal Executive Council, yesterday (Tuesday) we got a very sad news of the passing on of one of the members of the State House family. He is Chukwuma Onuekwusi, of the Channels Television, who passed on after a brief illness.
“I want us in recognition of the fact that we remember a very good, a very articulate and also a very patriotic and committed journalist, I want us in honour of this fine gentleman rise and observe a minute silence.
“We pray for the comfort of his family and all of those he left behind, Amen.”
The meeting was still in progress at the time of filing this report.