Nigerians mourn popular OAP Dan Forster
Tales of a great man abounds on social media as Nigerians mourn popular OAP Dan Forster following his death from coronavirus complications.
American born, Nigeria based radio personality, Dan Foster, has died.
The African American OAP who relocated to Nigeria in 2002 to work for CooL FM died today June 17. There are speculations he died of complications from COVID-19. He was 60 years old.
He worked at Cool FM for many years before moving to Inspiration FM, he joined city FM in 2014 and was working at Classic FM at the time of his demise
Dan Foster is survived by his wife and four children. May his soul rest in peace, amen.
See some tributes paid to the late OAP below;
Ben Murray-Bruce wrote;
“The death of Dan Foster saddens me. He was an excellent friend of mine and a veteran radio host bar none. May his soul rest in peace.”
Ayo Bankole wrote;
“ I do not think there will ever exist an OAP that had as much impact on radio as much as Dan Foster did when I was growing up. His voice caressed my ears & made me love radio. Dan Foster was the tipping point for Lagos radio. This one is a triple tragedy.“
MI Abaga wrote;
“Dan Foster.. ♥️ you played your part with grace and excellence.. we will not forget you. Rest In Peace King”
Frank Edoho wrote;
“I just got off the phone, my friend Oscar confirmed that Dan Foster has passed on. This is a very very dark year. How can I overcome this unending melancholy. Rest in Peace, dear Friend. 💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔”
“When I moved to lagos in November 2003, Dan Foster was one of the reasons I didn’t run back home to delta state. I tuned into cool fm one morning and Dan made me love radio. Rip big dawg! I’m sad you left. But I’m happy your mark remains forever !”
Do2dtun Energy gAD wrote;
“He saved me my job.. Such a story!.. he kept me regardless.. look at me now.. “The Big Dog” Dan Foster put it all in for me and us at Coolfm. What an OAP…. The best morning show host till date in Nigeria. This is a big loss 💔”
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