Yinka Ayefele’s publicist David Ajiboye is dead

David Ajiboye dead

David Ajiboye, journalist and spokesman of musician Yinka Ayefele, has died.

Mr. Ajiboye’s death was announced on Sunday evening by Ayefele’s Fresh FM for which he was director of corporate affairs and communication.

Although there were reports that the deceased had an accident recently, Fresh FM said he “died after a brief illness.”

The statement signed on behalf of the broadcast organisation by Samson Akindele read: “With heavy heart, the Management and Staff of Fresh FM Nigeria and Merry Makers Band, announce the sudden and sad demise of our Station Manager at Fresh 106.9 FM, Ado Ekiti, Mr. David Ajiboye.

“Mr. Ajiboye died this Sunday (August 8, 2021) evening at an Ibadan – based hospital after a brief illness which lasted for a few days.

“Mr. Ajiboye was a foundation member of the music arm of Yinka Ayefele Limited as the Publicist to Dr. Yinka Ayefele and the Merry Makers Band.

“He was a prominent person who assisted Dr. Yinka Ayefele as a partner and later as a management staff member of Fresh 105.9 FM, Ibadan from the ideation period to fruition in 2015.

“We are indeed devastated by this sad event which has also affected our operations. Kind bear with us at this trying time.”

Ajiboye also worked as a journalist with Nigerian Tribune.