Some Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to pay their tribute to popular radio presenter Tosyn Bucknor, who died at 37.
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Her husband, Aurelien Boyer, whom she married on November 15, 2015, discovered she was dead when he arrived home from work on Monday night.
She was confirmed dead upon arrival at the hospital.
The versatile media personality and writer was born with sickle cell anaemia. She was involved in various humanitarian projects, especially stigmatisation on sickle cell patients, cancer awareness, amongst other things.
Celebrities took to social pages to mourn and express sadness over her death.
The People’s Democratic Party Governorship Candidate in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, said: “I just received a sad news of the passage of Tosyn Bucknor due to complication of sickle cell. Tosyn fought a good fight.”
Singer, Johnny Drille wrote: “I won’t be where I am but for Tosyn Bucknor. I am eternally grateful for the time she was with us. Pray for her family to find comfort this dark time,” he said.
Actress Funke Akindele ‘Jenifa’ wrote: “Sad! rest in peace Tosyn Bucknor. You were such a pleasant and happy lady.”
Actor and singer, Banky Wellington described Tosyn as one of his favourite people on earth.
He said: “Yes, it was true. I really loved her. She was so full of life and incredible positive energy. I believe she is resting in a better place, but, I am hurting badly because I wasn’t ready to say goodbye. This world needs more people like her. I am completely heartbroken that I lost one of my favourite people, I will miss her forever.”
Singer Ksolo wrote: “Tosyn Bucknor dead? GOD!!! This is not the right news for me. May God Almighty grant all her loved ones fortitude to bear this loss. RIP to an angel n Area Mama,” he said.
Comedian Seyi Law wrote: “I am not sure your energy was comparable. You were one of the kindest persons, I have ever seen. You were too adorable. You were the life of the party.
“A voice that gave beauty to our radio. You were one of the best human beings, I have ever known. Tosin Bucknor, I celebrate your impacts and what you stood for.”
“Heaven has yet, again, robbed us of an angel. May your soul find peace and be beautiful in the bosom of our Lord. Rest on and well, my dearest sister.”