John Neji Chiahemen is lifeless.
The journalist, who labored with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Thompson Reuters, died in in Johannesburg, South Africa, after an extended battle with motor neuron illness (ALS).
His dying was confirmed in a press release by his household on Wednesday, August 10.
The assertion reads: “He died peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa surrounded by his household.
“John is survived by his spouse Winnie ‘Chizi’ Chiahemen; daughters: Ide Wise (UK) Fanen Chiahemen (Canada), and Mimi Chiahemen (US); grandson, Finley Hemen Kanyin Wise (UK); son-in-law, Ben Wise (UK).
“He can also be survived by brothers and sisters, together with Tom Chiahemen, Abuja-based Media & PR Consultant and Publisher, NATIONAL ACCORD Newspaper and bigger household in Nigeria and Kenya. He will probably be drastically missed.”