The Federal Executive Council, Wednesday stood still for Channels TV’s State House Correspondent, Mr. Chukwuma Onuekwusi.
Before the commencement of the council’s weekly meeting, the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, called for a minute’s silence for the broadcaster, who died in a private hospital in Abuja yesterday.
Earlier, the Acting President said he received the news of Onuekwusi’s death with great sadness, extending condolences to Onuekwusi’s family, Channels TV and the State House Press Corps.
Tributes have been pouring in for Mr Onuekwusi, who died in Abuja, on Tuesday.
Besides those from the Acting President, condolences came from the Senate President, Doctor Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and many others.