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JUST IN: Femi Kuti dies [PHOTOS]

Photojournalist Femi Adebesin-Kuti, is dead.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that until his death, he was the photo editor of the Guardian Newspaper.

Details surrounding his death are sketchy, but he reportedly died after a brief illness.

His demise was confirmed on Friday by the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).

In a statement by the NUJ Lagos State chairman, Adeleye Ajayi, the union condoled the family of the deceased and the Photojournalist Association of Nigeria.

“We received the sad news of the passing of our dear brother, Femi Adebesin-Kuti, Photo Editor of the Guardian Newspapers which occurred 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 sympathise 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,” the statement read.