The news reaching the OSUNREPORTERS NEWS has it that a popular Yoruba broadcaster, Otunba Olatunbosun Abe popularly known as ‘Hìnpèlé o’, died after a brief Illnesses.
His death was announced on Sunday morning by the Chairman of Osun State Chapter of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters’ Association of Nigeria, Otunba Adekunle Abolade Dodoede where he expressed saddest moment over the sad incident.
“Up Fiban !!! It is with sad heart I announce the passage of Baba Hinpele, he gave up the ghost this morning at Lautech Hospital, Osogbo. All FIBAN members that are available in Osogbo should please join me there by 8am. May Allah grant him eternal rest,” Dodo-Ede announced.
Olatubosun Abe was an Ijesha man, Ilesa in Osun State and one of the respected elders of FIBAN in Osun and Nigeria who worked for more than 30 years as a freelance broadcaster across many local radio stations in the southwest, and more recently at Gold and OSBC Radio Stations.
At the time of filing this report, his lifeless body was set to be deposited at the mortuary as no official announcement about the deceased’s burial.