By Seyifunmi Odunuga
The Management and Staff of Fresh FM Nigeria and Merry Makers Band, has announced the sudden and sad demise of Mr David Ajiboye, the Station Manager, Fresh 106.9 FM Ado-Ekiti.
This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday by Mr Samson Akindele, the Station Manager, Fresh FM Abeokuta on behalf of the management.
Akindele said that Ajiboye died on Sunday (August 8, 2021) evening at an Ibadan – based hospital after a brief illness that lasted for a few days.
Ajiboye was a foundation member of the music arm of Yinka Ayefele Limited as the Publicist to Dr Yinka Ayefele and the Merry Makers Band.
He said that the deceased was a prominent person who assisted Dr Yinka Ayefele as a partner and later as a management staff member of Fresh 105.9 FM, Ibadan from the ideation period to fruition in 2015.
“We are indeed devastated by this sad event which has also affected our operations. Kindly bear with us at this trying time,” Akindele said.
Meanwhile, Adegbodu Twins morning Ajiboye’s wrote on their Facebook page: God. Why this again?
“But we talked after d accident and you said u’re perfectly ok. Just dis last week u gave us the USI EKITI DAY show. You called us on Tuesday not to forget the USI EKITI DAY show which we came for yesterday.
“I was wondering why u didn’t show up yesterday as planned, we tried calling but were not reachable… Haaaa ABORE why???
“Ẹrú ikú má nbami bayi ooo
“RIP EGBON MI DAVID AJIBOYE OF FRESH FM ADO EKITI
“Lord pls have mercy ó!!!”
The Oke-Imesi-Ekiti-born journalist worked as an entertainment journalist with Nigerian Tribune newspapers before he joined Fresh FM Ibadan. He was also a former state chairman Entertainment Writers Association of Nigeria (EWAN) in Oyo State.