The Commissioner of Police in Imo, Mr. Chris Ezike, has commiserated with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) over the death of its staff, Mr. Eddy Anyanwu.
Ezike confirmed the news of the death of Anyanwu to the journalists in Owerri on Wednesday.
He said that Anyanwu’s death was a big blow to both FRCN, his family and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
it was recalled that the late Anyanwu slumped at the Imo Trade and Investment Centre on Monday.
He was covering a meeting between Valentine Ntomchukwu, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of South-East zone, and eminent personalities in the state.
Anyanwu was rushed to Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, with the assistance of the police but was confirmed dead in the early hours of Wednesday.
The late Anynawu, who hailed from Ezinihite in Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo, was until his death, a presenter at the FRCN office.
The Commissioner of Police described him as a committed and hardworking journalist who took his duties very seriously.
“The news of Anyanwu’s death came to me as a big shock.
“I want to condole with FRCN and his entire family and pray that God will give them the fortitude to bear the great loss,” he said.