The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has expressed grief over the death of Miss. Feranmi Fasunle, daughter of the Chairman, Board of Commissioners of NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande. 

In a statement signed by Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Director of Public Affairs at NCC, Miss Fasunle, aged 19, was a promising 200-Level student of Political Science at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, who dreamt of reading Law as a second degree.

The statement disclosed the Chairman daughter died in the early hours of Thursday, May 13, 2021 at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, following spirited efforts to save her. 

“The Commission 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,” the statement said.

The Commission added that it is its solemn and collective prayer that God grant her eternal peace and give the entire family of the Chairman the grace and fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.



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