Ace broadcaster, Bishop Foluso Taiwo is dead

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Rt. Rev. Foluso Taiwo, a former Director of Communication, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and Bishop of Oke-Osun Diocese is dead at 65.

Taiwo, an Ace broadcaster died on Wednesday at 1.15 a.m., at the Babcock Hospital Sagamu, Ogun State.

His son, Tobi, confirmed his death in a statement sent to the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria (ACNNTV).

Bishop Taiwo who was also a former General Manager, Crowther Radio (Love FM), was consecrated Bishop on Sept. 24, 2019 in Asaba by the immediate past Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, His Grace Nicholas Okoh.

Taiwo, was the Director of Communication, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and the Vicar at Church of the Holy Cross, Wuye District, Abuja.

He began his media career in 1980 at the Radio Nigeria, Ibadan, as a freelance journalist and newscaster.

He worked at several media outfits which included Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) where he rose to senior cadre.

He was also a pioneer newscaster at Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC) before he was transferred to Abuja to continue his pastoral ministry.

He remained a media practitioner and was soon made the General Manager of Crowder Radio Station (Love FM) Abuja.

He became the Director of Communication and later a newscaster at the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria ACNN TV.

Bishop Taiwo’s last outing in Abuja was the last General Synod of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion that took place on 21 to 25, Sept. at the Headquarters office of the Church the of Nigeria’s Episcopal House, Mathias House Gudu, Abuja.

He served as a Canon and Archdeacon of the Diocese of Abuja.

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