The Delta Rainbow Television and Radio Station in Warri has lost one of its finest Sports Presenter ,Mr. Timi Ebikagboro to the cold hands of death, DAILY POST can report.
Ebikagboro died last night after battling a protracted illness.
His death has thrown the Management and Staff of DRTV into a state of mourning.
Staff of the station including the gate-men were sighted crying over the death of Ebikagboro.
The General Manager of DRTV, Mr. Tunde Omonode, while confirming the incident told DAILY POST, that the Station has been disorganized as Staff were in mourning mood.
Omonode described the death of the Sports Journalist as, “Painful” saying,”We lost him last night. He was actually sick but cured. He even partook in the recent peace-walk organized by NUJ DRTV Chapel Warri, only for us to be told this morning that he died last night.”
The Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Delta State Council, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu in a chat with DAILY POST said, “It’s a Painful death. Our heart is bleeding over the death of Timi Ebikagboro.”
Ikeogwu described the late Ebikagboro as a very truthful and focused member of the the NUJ in his decision making.
Ebikagboro stated that the NUJ will miss Ebikagboro , saying “He was before now a very truth and focused member who was blunt in decision making and truthful in disposition without minding whose ox is gored. He was a sports broadcaster of no mean repute. The NUJ miss him dearly. We pray God to give his family the fortitude to bear the loss. We also console with the DRTV family where he belongs.”