Famous Inspiration FM’s on-air personality, Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, is dead.
According to reports, Tosin was found dead by her husband of 3 years, Aurelien Boyer, when he arrived home from work on Monday, November 19, 2018.
The news of her death was confirmed by her former Top Radio colleague, Wale Adigun via his Twitter account where he wrote, “So full of life, excitement and always willing to lend a helping hand. This is so devastating!!
“Rest on Voice of Lagos. Rest on Tosyn Bucknor.”
Onome Obruthe, husband to her sister, Funke Obruthe-Bucknor, famous event planner, also confirmed the sad event via a telephone call on Tuesday morning, “it is very sad,” he said.
Following news of her death, fans and colleagues alike have taken to social media to express their shock.
@Poojamedia wrote, “Goodnight Tosyn Bucknor! You changed the energy level on Radio & made so many people fall in love with the profession. Your energy was infectious. Areeaaaaaaaaa mama. RIP. Pooja Cares!”
@Busayo_cole tweeted, “”Aaaaaaaaaarea, guguru morning.This was one woman who made me fall in love with morning talkshows. Ace Journalist and an ardent Manchester United fan.
“RIP Tosyn Bucknor. You’ll be remembered forever. Thank you for the pleasant memories you left behind.”
@Vjadams said, “Ahhhh I’m heartbroken.. RIP TosynBuknor”
@Bahdosky tweeted, “To think I still saw Tosyn Bucknor last month. This is not a palatable news for me. May God Almighty grand all her loved ones fortitude to bear this great loss. RIP to an angel.”
Tosyn passed on one year after the death of her dad, Segun Bucknor, a Nigerian musician and journalist active during the 1960s and 1970s.
The University of Lagos law graduate, was born with sickle cell anaemia.
Tosyn before her death was an actress, singer, songwriter, and writer and has featured in soaps operas like, “Now We Are married”, “Tinsel” and a couple of others.
The multitalented media girl had to her credit many awards including the Nigerian Broadcaster’s award, Future Awards, Exquisite Lady of the year and others.
The cause of her death is yet to be disclosed to the public.