SWAN FCT shocked, mourns demise of Segun Ogunjimi
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Members of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter, are still in shock amidst mixed feelings hours after their colleague Segun Ogunjimi died.
In a statement by the Secretary, SWAN FCT, Ikenna Okonkwo, disclosed that the burial arrangement will soon be announced by the family.
Ogunjimi, a staff of the Nation and Sporting Life Newspapers who was full of life was said to have slumped inside his house on Wednesday morning, and was later confirmed dead at a hospital in Mararaba, a bubbling suburb outside FCT.
One after the other, members of the association have been expressing deep sadness in torrents of tributes from Wednesday night.
SWAN FCT Chairman Comrade Ndubueze Chidoka who received the news of Ogunjimi’s demise immediately called off his routine activity on Wednesday, said he lacked words to pour out his feelings.
“This is a very sad development. I can’t believe that Segun is no more. I don’t just know what to say again. My only prayer is that God almighty should remove any form of grief from us.
“Why must it be Segun, a jovial, loyal and dedicated fellow, full of life and excitement all the time.
“May God grant him eternal rest. May God also give us, family members and all that are close to him the fortitude to bear this huge loss, Chidoka said”.
Ogunjimi had served as the Treasurer SWAN FCT.
Until his death, he was the liaison assistant (FCT) to National President SWAN, Honour Sirawoo.