Engr. Jerry Wesley Edirin is dead, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Customs Broadcasting Network (NCBN),was confirmed dead after a brief illness in an Abuja health facility.

NCBN operates both television and a popular radio station in Abuja with endorsement and partnership with the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

Wesley Edirin, passed on Tuesday morning, at an undisclosed health facility, according to StatePress.

The late NCBN boss was last year honoured by Youths Digest at its "Annual Campus Journalism Awards (CJA)" in Abuja.

He was awarded for supporting emerging media entrepreneurs, and mentoring the younger generation of journalists.

It can be recalled that the late NCBN Managing Director, in an interview with Economic Confidential last year, pledged to revolutionize the Nigerian media landscape using the state-of-the-art digital broadcasting investment to aid in rebranding the image of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), while also promoting business opportunities in Nigeria and creating job creation in the country.


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