Tosyn Bucknor

Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, an on-air-personality with Inspiration FM, has died aged 37.

It was learnt that Bucknor was found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, when he arrived at home from work on Monday night.

Onome Obruthe, husband of her sister Funke Obruthe-Bucknor, confirmed the demise of the petite media personality.

“It is very sad,” he said when a call through to him Tuesday morning.

The media personality, a graduate of law from the University of Lagos, was born with sickle cell anaemia.

In November 2015, Bucknor and Aurélien Boyer had their traditional wedding surrounded by family and friends in Lagos.

Five months later, they had their white wedding in France, Boyer’s home country.

Segun Bucknor, her father who was a popular musician and journalist, died in 2017.

Tosyn, as she was popularly called, previously hosted the morning show at Top Radio FM.

She started her OAP duties with Tee-A at Eko FM. She was also an intern at Cool FM where she hosted the ‘Fun Hour Show’ on Saturdays.

Bucknor joined Top Radio after her youth service in 2009 as the only female handling a morning show.

Tosyn Bucknor was nominated for several awards including Future Awards, ELOY Awards, and Best of Nollywood.

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