Popular radio presenter and host , Dan Foster , is dead.
Our Source gathered that Foster , aka Big Dawg , died on Wednesday at a medical facility in Lagos , where he was receiving treatment for COVID- 19.
His wife , Lovina, confirmed to Channels Television that he was tested for the COVID- 19 and the result came back positive on Tuesday and he died on Wednesday afternoon.
Foster attended the Morgan State University , United States of America , where he studied Broadcasting and Drama .
He returned to Nigeria in 2000 and worked at different radio stations , including Cool FM, Inspiration FM and City FM, from where he joined Classic FM.
He was also on TV and worked as a judge on the Idols West Africa and Nigeria Got Talent .
City FM confirmed his death in a tweet on Wednesday.
“ Dan Foster, you will be greatly missed. Your time at City was wonderful and we loved working with you . Our hearts go out to his family at this time , we pray that God comforts them . Rest In Peace , Legend! The broadcast media will never be the same without you . Broken heart , ” the station tweeted .
There have also been an outpouring of emotions on the social media , as friends and colleagues of the deceased pay tributes to him .
Among them was a former host of the popular TV show , Who Wants to be a Millionaire
By 9News Nigeria.