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A photo journalist working with the Guardian newspaper, Femi Adebesin-Kuti is dead.

Femi, who until his death is a photo editor with the newspaper was confirmed dead on Friday.

In a statement signed by the Chairman of Guild of Photojournalists Nigeria, Mr Abiodun Ajala, Femi died at the federal medical hospital in Abeokuta after a brief illness.

“With heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well spent, the Guild of Photojournalists Nigeria announces the death of one of its members, Mr Femi Adebesin-Kuti who died on Friday January 06,2023 at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State after a brief illness”.

“Adebesin was aged 57 years old. He occupied the Photo Editor position at the Guardian Newspaper and had a stint with the 234 NEXT Newspaper.

Fondly called ‘Esin Funfun'(White Horse), warm, charismatic and a lover of sports.
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.He is survived by wives, children and siblings.” the statement concluded.


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