The Nigerian media and entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning following the death of one of Nigeria’s most popular radio presenter, Tosyn Bucknor.
According to reports, Tosyn was reportedly found dead by her French husband, Aurélien Boyer, after he returned from work.
Tosyn, who had sickle cell anaemia, was a beaming light to many and a source of inspiration.
Announcing Tosyn’s passing, her sister, who is a popular event planner and founder of Zapphaire events, Olufunke Bucknor Obruthe, wrote on Instagram:
“Hmmmmm…My heart is heavy…but in all things we give thanks to God. My darling sister and besto Tosyn passed away last night due to complications from sickle cell.
Love you …….”
Tosyn was famous for her morning show on Top radio 90.9 and was popularly referred to as ‘Area Mama’ by many of her fans.
She is also the only female On-Air-Personality in Nigeria who handles a morning show all by herself. She was aged 37.