Oct 2nd, 2014 – Oluremi Oyo Is Dead: Cancer Killed Nigerian Journalist, NAN MD In London
A very influential figure in the Nigerian journalism industry has passed on.
Mrs Oluremi Oyo, a former spokesman for Ex-President Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo and former MD of News Agency Of Nigeria, NAN died yesterday in London.
Popularly called Remi Oyo, she made history as the first woman to head Nigerian Guild of Editors. She also served as a Senior Special Assistant in Obasanjo’s administration.
Family sources disclosed that she lost her 2 years battle to cancer yesterday at an undisclosed hospital in London at the age of 62.
The deceased is survived by her husband, Mr Vincent Oyo, several children and grand children.
Her remains are expected to be airlifted to Nigeria before the end of next week for a befitting burial.
May her soul rest in perfect peace (amen).