Veteran Broadcast Journalist, Kunle Olasope is Dead. ||Anyigbaleft

Veteran broadcast journalist, Kunle Olasope has died.

He passed on yesterday, Sunday, at the age of 82.

Olasope is the first male face and voice on Television in Africa, precisely on October 31, 1959, when WNTV was established by the western regional government of Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

Confirming his death, former Secretary-General, Efon Development League, Prince Adeyemi Adejoju said:

“The late Olohun Iyo of Africa served Ekiti and Nigeria to the best of his abilities while he lived. He was indeed a great ambassador on many fronts.

“May the Lord console all, his nuclear and extended families as well as the Ekiti West Diocese of Anglican Communion and Efon Alaaye community at large.”

Olasope was also the Chairman of the Ekiti State Broadcasting Service under former Governor Adeniyi Adebayo.

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