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Channels TV State House Correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi Is Dead

State House correspondent of Channels Television, Chukwuma Onuekusi

The State House correspondent of Channels Television, Chukwuma Onuekusi, is dead. 

Mr. Onuekusi died Tuesday morning at a private clinic in Abuja after battling an undisclosed ailment, the chairman of State House Press Corps, Ubale Musa, told our correspondent today, Tuesday.

The deceased had reported for Channels since 1998. He covered successive administrations since Olusegun Obasanjo.

Chukwuma Onuekwusi, Channels Television’s State House Correspondent, is dead.

The veteran journalist died in the early hours of Tuesday.

His death was confirmed to our correspondent by a close colleague.

“He has been ill for a while and passed away this morning. Sad day indeed for all of us who know him”.

Chukwuma Onuekwusi joined Channels TV in 1998 and has covered several beats before he was seconded to the Presidential Villa.

A graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Onuekwusi also worked at Imo Broadcasting Corporation, Owerri.

He is survived by wife and children.

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