The Photo Journalists Association of Nigeria has been thrown into mourning mood, following the death of Femi Adebesin-Kuti.
Femi Adebesin-Kuti died early hours on Friday January 6, 2023 after a brief illness.
Until his death, Femi Kuti was the Photo Editor, The Guardian Newspaper.
He had worked with many media organizations such as Next newspaper, Vanguard, The Punch.
The Nigerian Union of Journalists, Lagos Council has sympathized with Photo Journalists Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter over the death of one their member, in a condolence message signed by the Lagos Council chairman, Adeleye Ajayi and made available by the Secretary, Tunde Olalere stated, the Lagos chapter received the sad news of the passing of our dear brother, Femi Adebesin-Kuti, Photo Editor of the Guardian Newspapers which occured in the early hours of today with great shock.
We pray that God in his infinite mercy will uphold and stand by his immediate family and friends at this trying time as we sympathize with members of the Guardian Newspapers Chapel and the entire PJAN family.
May God continue to protect the rest of us and show up for us in our time of need, the statement said.
Kuti has been described as hard working, social and friendly comrade, he was one of the Nigeria’s photo journalists that covered the world cup in Africa soil in South Africa in 2010.
While on duty last year, Femi Adebesin-Kuti and his colleague, Eniola Daniel were attacked by hoodlums along Lagos Airport Road in March 2022.
With Femi Adebesin-Kuti, there’d no dull moment, very jovial, we pray God grants him eternal rest.