“She was at the office smiling and hugging everyone on Wednesday before she went for that surgery. That was the same way Dupe Oremule too died after surgery. God!? What is happening?”
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has again being thrown into mourning as Judiciary Correspondent for the online medium, Tomisin Erogbogbo, died on Friday.
Tomisin is the daughter and first born of another Nigerian media man, Mr. Erogbogbo, who works with Lagos Television (LTV8).
Her untimely death, Platforms Africa gathered, is the second this year after Dupe Oremule, another female journalist NAN, died in January.
The two reportedly died after surgery for fibroids in Lagos hospitals.
Announcing the death of Erogbogbo, the
Secretary of the NAN chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lilian Ario, said; “With a heavy heart, we announce the passing into glory of one of our members at NAN Chapel, Comrade Tomisin Erogbogbo.
“She died yesterday the 28th of May,2021. May God grant her gentle soul eternal rest,Amen. It is well.”
Erogbogbo until her death was full of life. She was at the Iganmu office of NAN on Monday, Tuesday and Wednessay to work and sign her leave letters.
“We are all mourning. Tomisin always wearing a smile on her face. Why? God why?” A colleague of the deceased said in a chat with Platforms Africa.
“We have been told that she applied for her leave to have time for the surgery, which she had on Thursday in Lagos Island. She was at the office smiling and hugging everyone on Wednesday before she went for that surgery.
“That was the same way Dupe Oremule too died after surgery. God!? What is happening?” She said with tears.
Another colleague said; “She came to the office on Wednesday, some hours before her death, smiling and hugging everyove. She has come to sign her leave letter to be able to have her surgery because she has been looking onto God for a child. It is so painful. Why? God, why Tomisin? Remember she died few months after Dupe Oremule too died after surgery.”
A wake keep for Erogbogbo was held today (Saturday) while she would be buried on Sunday.
Platforms Africa expressed condolences to her family, management and all staff of NAN over the sad fading away of this shinning star.