Popular Nigerian OAP Tosyn Bucknor is dead.
The 37 year old Inspiration FM’s on-air personality, Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, was reportedly found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, when he arrived home from work on Monday night.
The news was confirmed by her former colleague at Top Radio, Wale Adigun, via his Twitter account.
“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,” Adigun wrote.
Also, Onome Obruthe, husband of her sister Funke Obruthe-Bucknor, confirmed the demise of the petite media personality.
“It is very sad,” he said in a phone call.
The media personality, a graduate of law from the University of Lagos, was born with sickle cell anaemia.
In November 2015, Bucknor and Aurélien Boyer had their traditional wedding surrounded by family and friends in Lagos.
Five months later, they had their white wedding in France, Boyer’s home country.
Segun Bucknor, her father who was a popular musician and journalist, died in 2017.
Tosyn, as she was popularly called, started her OAP duties with Tee-A at Eko FM. She was also an intern at Cool FM where she hosted the ‘Fun Hour Show’ on Saturdays.
Bucknor joined Top Radio after her youth service in 2009 as the only female handling a morning show.
Tosyn Bucknor was nominated for several awards including Future Awards, ELOY Awards, and Best of Nollywood.
Until her death, the OAP who also doubled as a vlogger, was a staff of Inspiration FM where she hosted her own morning talk show.