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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Nigerian award-winning photojournalist and Editor at NAIJ, Adeyinka Adeparus found dead




Source:www.vanguardngr.com

Nigerian award-winning photojournalist and Editor at NAIJ, Adeyinka Adeparusi, earlier reported missing, has been confirmed dead in an accident.

It was confirmed that he was involved in a motorcycle accident in Abuja
and died on the spot.

Yinka was last seen alive when he stepped out of his apartment at about 1.00 pm in Kugbo area of Abuja on Sunday, November 13, with a brief ‘I’ll be back’.



Friends and colleagues got worried after several calls made to his mobile phone lines did not go through and also he did not make any contact with those close to him or his colleagues in the office.

His body was discovered in a morgue in Abuja, Tuesday.

The 37-year-old journalist graduated from the Lagos State University, with double honours in Photojournalism and Cinematography.

The Ife-Emure-born journalist is a recipient of numerous awards, including the People’s Choice Award for Human Rights Photography in Africa, German Development Media Awards in 2013 and photojournalism award at the 6th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting in 2011.

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