The remains of a Lagos base journalist, Mr. Richard Adeniyi will be laid to rest in his country home, Ondo, Ondo State on Saturday June 8, 2024.

Until his demise in April 2024, the deceased who was popularly called Pa Richie was an active member of the umbrella body of journalists covering the maritime sector of the economy, Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN).

He died at the age of 86 years.

Among other media organisations, while alive, he worked with Daily Times newspaper. He was a member of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and actively participated in the Lagos State Council programmes and activities.

As an active member of MARAN, he contributed significantly to the development of the nation’s seaports through reporting.

His burial rites will start with a service of songs and Christian wake on Friday, June 7; interment on Saturday, June 8, and followed by reception at Ariya Event Centre, Olufisayo Street, Sabo Road, Ondo.


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