Ex-DG FRCN, Ben Egbuna Is Dead


Late Mr Ben Egbuna


A former Director General of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Mr Ben Ndubuisi Egbuna, has died.

According to his younger brother, Peter, who confirmed the story, Egbuna died in the morning of Thursday, January 28, 2021 during a brief illness.

Mr Ben Ndubuisi Egbuna, fondly known as ‘Oga Ben’, was pioneer Executive Director, News, Voice of Nigeria, VON,and later, Director General Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria. He was also at a time, President of the African Union of Broadcasting, AUB.

Burial arrangements will be announced later. An alumnus of the University of Lagos where he got a diploma in Mass Communication, 1983-1984, he was a member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ  and a Fellow of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, among other professional bodied he belonged to.