By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA-Wednesday meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, started on an emotional note when the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo announced the demise of, the Channels Television, State House correspondent who died on Tuesday.
Hardly had the meeting holding at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja began when Osinbajo called the Ministers to observe one minute silence in honor of the departed.
He described Onuekwusi as an articulate and patriotic Journalist.
“Honourable ministers and members of the Federal Executive Council, yesterday we got a very sad news of the passing on of one of the members of State House family. He is Chukwuma Onuekwusi, of the Channels Television, who passed on after a brief illnesses yesterday.
“I want us in recognition of the fact that we remember a very good, a very articulate and also a very patriotic and committed Journalist, I want us in honour of this fine gentleman rise and observe a minute silence.
“We pray for the comfort of his family and all of those he left behind, Amen”, the Acting President said
Meanwhile, the meeting is still ongoing.