Max FM OAP Emmanuella Pobeni-Adepoju dies after brief illness

Emmanuella Pobeni-Adepoju

An On-Air Personality Emmanuella Pobeni-Adepoju popularly known as Iya Jogbo has died, the management of TVC Communications announced on Friday.

A statement by the management said the OAP died as a result of brief illness from bronchitis and an enlarged heart.

CEO of TVC Communications Andrew Hanlon said her death sent shock wave of grief and sorrow throughout the broadcast company and MAX FM family.

“Whilst we struggle to come to terms with her untimely passing, our hearts and minds are focussed solely on her beloved children and her immediate and extended family and friends,” he said.

“Emmanuella’s presence will be with us forever as she leaves a legacy of enormous talent and spirit from the almost 10 years she spent with the company as a key member of the much loved Wetin Dey radio show on Max FM.

“She will be deeply missed by us all and by her many thousands of fans who tuned in to hear her unique broadcasts every day.”

TVC Communications owns TVC, TVC News and Max FM Lagos and Abuja.