Ace broadcaster Bishop Foluso Taiwo dies at 65
Ace broadcaster Bishop Foluso Taiwo
Ace broadcaster, Rt. Rev. Foluso Taiwo, a former General Manager, Crowther Radio (Love FM), former Director of Communication, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and Bishop of Oke-Osun Diocese is dead at 65.
His son, Tobi, confirmed his death 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.
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.
Taiwo was a notable broadcaster, who started his media career in 1980 at Radio Nigeria, Ibadan, as a freelance journalist and Newscaster before he was fully employed as a reporter/newscaster under the Television Service of Oyo State (TSOS) now Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) where he became senior editor.
He was also a pioneer newscaster at Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC) before he was transferred to Abuja to continue his pastoral ministry.
He remained a media practitioner and was soon made the General Manager of Crowder Radio Station (Love FM) Abuja.
He became the Director of Communication and later a newscaster at the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria ACNN TV.
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.
He served as a Canon and Archdeacon of the Diocese of Abuja.