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General News of Monday, 19 October 2020


News anchor of renowned media house dies

Pius Amihere Eduku, a renowned journalist and news anchor of Citi FM, has reportedly died after battling with an undisclosed sickness.

According to reports making rounds on social media and other media outlets, the journalist passed away in the early hours of October 19, 2020.

Until his demise, Pius Amihere Eduku worked with Accra based Citi FM as a business reporter.

He formerly worked with Radio Univers, a Legon campus-based radio station as a news editor.

In the early hours of Monday, October 19, 2020, social media was awash with fond memories of the late journalist who has been heavily described as a “hard-working young man and an inspiration.”

Some of the farewell messages from his colleagues read “Oh Pius Amihere Eduku, you said you were getting better! Rest in Peace Bestie. What a way to start the week”

Another read; “Pius Amihere Eduku was the only one who responded to my DM to dozens of journalists for the Bloomberg financial reporting training in Accra. We kept in touch after the training. Was on his way to being a really astute journalist, if not already. Sad day! RIP Pius Amihere Eduku.

Meanwhile, the family of the deceased is yet to make an official statement about the death.

Below are some social media reactions;

I appreciate the honour to be your friend. A humble soul. Rest Well, good brother, Pius Amihere Eduku, rest well.

Posted by Charles Ayitey on Monday, 19 October 2020

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