Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of Channels Television State House Correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi, who passed on, Tuesday in an Abuja hospital.
Announcing Onuekwusiâ€™s passage at the opening of the weekly FEC meeting, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo who presided over the meeting, described Onuekwusi as one of the members of State House family who passed on after a brief illness.
Further describing him as a very good, very articulate, patriotic and committed journalist, Osinbajo called for a minute silence in his honour and prayed that his family be comforted over his loss.
â€œHonourable ministers and members of the FEC, wednesday, we got very sad news of the passing on of one of the members of of State House family. He is Chukwuma Onuekwusi of the Channels Television who passed on after a brief illness.
â€œI want us in recognition of the fact that we remember a very good, a very articulate and also a very patriotic and committed journalist, observe a minute silence in honour of this fine gentleman. We pray for the comfort of his family and all of those he left behind,â€ Osinbajo stated.