One of the top newscasters and the popular face of African Independent Television (AIT) Nkiruka Chinasa Udom is dead, 9News Nigeria learnt.
According to report from a source, Nkiruka died on Sunday night at a private hospital in Lagos after unsuccessful surgery. 9News Nigeria was not able to confirm from the source, details about the medical complications that resulted to her death.
Until her death, she was a major newscaster and entertainment correspondent with the pioneer independently owned African television station.
She studied Mass Communications at Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and then worked in her local church at Christ’s Embassy before joining DAAR Communications PLC where she started as a news reporter.
She later became the face of AIT and top news caster with the novel African Independent Television.
One of her fans took to the social media to describe the painful loss of such media personality. “ANOTHER AMAZON GONE..,” he tweeted.