The wife of the late Lagos Television broadcaster, Toyin Kawojue, Mariam has revealed the cause of her husband’s death, she stated that her husband died from partial stroke.
The late TV personality started his career in broadcasting at a young age before he retired and later anchored a Radio Lagos programme, “Epe Lawa” before his death.
The wife while speaking with NAN stated that her husband’s death shocked her because his sickness did not last up to two weeks.
“He had partial stroke and was taken to hospital where the doctor prescribed drugs for him to use; yesterday he suddenly passed unto eternity.”
“My husband was still looking healthy and sound and never believed he would die so sudden.”
“At about 9:00pm he shouted out loud while sleeping saying, ‘leave me alone, leave me alone,’ and after a short while, he died,” she said amidst tears.”
A lawmaker in Lagos State, Abiodun Tobun described Kawojue as a well experienced and knowledgeable man he further stated that he was a great MC in Epe area.
“Kawojue will be missed by all in Epe Division because he always put his deep knowledge and understanding of journalism at the disposal of people.”
“I am deeply saddened by the death of the retired broadcaster. But as a believer, we must take every occurrence as the will of God.”
“I condole with his immediate family, the Muslim community and Epe Division,”.
The chairman of Epe Local Government Area, Mr Adedoyin Adesanya, while speaking on his death expressed sadness and called on the people of the area to emulate his exemplary life.
“He will be remembered for his boldness, courageous stance and wealth of knowledge which marked him out in the present day Nigerian media,”.