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    by Jessica Onyegbula
    Abuja, Nov. 11, 2020 Rt. Rev. Foluso Taiwo, a former Director of Communication, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and Bishop of Oke-Osun Diocese is dead at 65.

    His son, Tobi, confirmed the date in a statement sent to the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria (ACNNTV).

    Taiwo, died on Wednesday at 1.15 a.m., at the Babcock Hospital Sagamu, Ogun State.

    Naija247news reports that Bishop Taiwo was consecrated Bishop on Sept. 24, 2019 in Asaba by the immediate past Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, His Grace Nicholas Okoh.

    Taiwo, was the Director of Communication, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and the Vicar at Church of the Holy Cross, Wuye District, Abuja.

    NAN also reports that his media career began in 1980 at the Radio Nigeria, Ibadan, as a freelance journalist and newscaster.

    He grew in his field working in several media outfits such as Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC) before he was transferred to Abuja to continue his pastoral ministry.

    Bishop Taiwo’s last outing in Abuja was the last General Synod of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion that took place on 21 to 25, Sept. at the Headquarters office of the Church the of Nigeria’s Episcopal House, Mathias House Gudu, Abuja.

    Naija247news reports that he served as a Canon and Archdeacon of the Diocese of Abuja; he remained a media practitioner and was soon made the general manager of Crowder Radio Station.

    Naija247news also reports that he became the Director of Communication and later a newscaster at the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria ACNN TV.

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