Veteran Guardian Photo Editor, Femi Adebeshin- Kuti a.k.a Eshin Funfun gave up the ghost
According to his younger brother, Kehinde Adebesin-Kuti, The ace photojournalist died at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Abeokuta on Thursday at 11:55pm after a brief illness.
Femi Adebeshin– Kut was known to be a mentor, hardworking, social, friendly, very nice and kind, to work with.
He will be buried today by 4pm in Abeokuta, Ogun State according to Muslim rite
Here is a condolence message from the NUJ;
We received the sad news of the passing of our dear brother, Femi Adebesin-Kuti, Photo Editor of the Guardian Newspapers which occured in the early hours of today with great shock.
We pray that God in his infinite mercy will uphold and stand by his immediate family and friends at this trying time as we sympathize with members of the Guardian Newspapers Chapel and the entire PJAN family.
May God continue to protect the rest of us and show up for us in our time of need.
NUJ Chairman, Lagos Council
Secretary, Lagos Council.
PRESS STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRMAN OF GPN, ABIODUN AJALA
With heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well spent, the Guild of Photojournalists Nigeria announces the death of one of its members, Mr Femi Adebesin-Kuti who died on Friday January 06,2023 at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State after a brief illness.
Adebesin was aged 57 years old. He occupied the Photo Editor position at the Guardian Newspaper and had a stint with the 234 NEXT Newspaper.
Fondly called ‘Esin Funfun'(White Horse), warm, charismatic and a lover of sports.
During his lifetime, he was a fan of Arsenal Football Club. He witnessed and covered the World Cup in South Africa and Russia respectively.
According to the son, Peter Oluwadamilola Adebesin-Kuti, his remains would be buried in Abeokuta, Ogun State according to Islamic rites later today.
He is survived by wives, children and siblings.
May the Lord grant his soul eternal rest. Amen
Signed: Abiodun Ajala
Chairman, Guild of Photojournalists Nigeria
He is survived by wife and children
More details soon…