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Guardian Photo Editor, Femi Adebesin-Kuti, Is Dead

The Guild of Photojournalists Nigeria, GPN, on Friday announced the death of one of its members and Photo Editor of the Guardian newspaper, Femi Adebesin-Kuti. 

He died on Friday January 06,2023 at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State after a brief illness.

Femi Adebesin-Kuti

“Adebesin died at the age of 57 years old. He occupied the Photo Editor position at the Guardian Newspaper and had a stint with the default 234NEXT Newspaper,” the group said in a statement made available to journalists. 

“Fondly called ‘Esin Funfun'(White Horse), warm, charismatic and a lover of sports,” the statement signed by the Chairman, Guild of Photojournalists Nigeria, and Photo Editor, ThisDay Newspaper, Mr Abiodun Ajala reads. 

“During his lifetime, he was a fan of Arsenal Football Club. He witnessed and covered the World Cup in South Africa and Russia respectively.

According to the son, Peter Oluwadamilola Adebesin-Kuti, his remains would be buried in Abeokuta, Ogun State according to Islamic rites later today (Friday).

He is survived by wives, children and siblings.

“May the Lord grant his soul eternal rest. Amen,” the statement concluded.

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