The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has lost his daughter, Miss Feranmi Fasunle.
Miss Fasunle was a 200 student of Political Science at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, and she was said to have died on Thursday at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State.
According to a statement issued on Thursday by Professor Akande, “It is on a very sad note that I announce the passage of my daughter, Miss Feranmi Fasunle, aged 19.
“The sad event took place today at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State.
“She was a promising 200 level student of Political Science at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, who dreamt of studying Law as a second degree.
“The family will reach out to the authorities of the university for an investigation into the unfortunate incident.“We express our sincere appreciation to the authorities of the Adekunle Ajasin University and Federal Medical Centre, Owo, for the spirited efforts to save our daughter.
“May her soul rest in peace.”
Meanwhile, The Board, Management, and entire staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have commiserated with the Chairman over the sad incident.
A statement signed by Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, “The Commission, therefore, expresses the heartfelt condolences of its Board, Management and entire staff over the sad development.
“While we, at the Commission, identify with the entire family at this grieving period, we are, however, consoled by the fact that the young lady died pursuing an intellectual vision that would have added great value to humanity.
“It is our solemn and collective prayer that God grant her eternal peace and give the entire family of our Chairman the grace and fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”, said the Commission.