Femi Adebesin-Kuti: Life and times of Nigeria’s late legendary photojournalist
By Guardian Exclusive
13 January 2023 | 12:37 pm
The notable and experienced photojournalist succumbed to the cold hands of death on Thursday, January 5, 2023, after a brief illness. Popularly called ‘Eshin’ in the media community and outside, Kuti was an amiable journalist who nurtured and handled his craft with utmost diligence and professionalism.
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