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Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Life And Times Of Popular Lagos Radio Presenter Tosyn Bucknor

Media personality, Tosyn Bucknor died of sickle cell complications last night as confirmed by
her sister, Funke Bucknor Obruthe, the CEO of Zapphire events.

Funke who disclosed cause of the media personality's death on social media, wrote;
'My heart is heavy, but in all things we give thanks to God. My darling sister and besto Tosyn
passed away last night due to complications from sickle cell. Love you'.
The media personality, a graduate of law from the University of Lagos, was born with sickle cell
anaemia.

'Oluwatosin Bucknor RIP' (August 15, 1981 – November 19, 2018), popularly
known as Tosyn
Bucknor , was a Nigeria media personality, actress and social media content creator.
She was an actress, singer and writer, before she stumbled into her career in radio. She was
also a Vlogger and Blogger. She was born in a taxi while her mum was on her way to a friend’s
place. She had sickle cell anaemia… She was married to a French man, Aurélien Boyer aka
YoruFrench.

Bucknor was born to Mrs, Sola Bucknor and Mr. Segun Bucknor, a musician, in a cab on August
15. She was sister to Funke Bucknor, CEO of Zapphaire Events. Tosyn attended Fountain
Nursery and Primary School, Queens' College, Yaba,
University of Lagos (LAW) and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos (LLB). She did her National Youth
Service Corps at Port Harcourt , opting to teach Literature-In-English and English at Archdeacon
Crowther Memorial Girls' School, Elelenwo .

Radio for Bucknor started with Tee-A on Eko89.7fm after which she interned at Cool 96.9fm
where she hosted the Fun Hour Show on Saturdays. Beginning with her youth service in 2009,
Bucknor was a morning show radio host at Top Radio90.9fm. She was the only female radio
host handling the morning belt by herself.
She won or was nominated for several awards including Future Awards, ELOY Awards, Best of
Nollywood awards and more.

Bucknor was a singer-songwriter with one album ('Pop Rock Soul and Jara') out.
Two of her songs have been used as soundtracks for the short film. "Ireti" and she hoped more
will be used for television and movies, and also used by other artists.

MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE.

GUYS, WHAT DO YOU THINK?

FACEBOOK COMMENTS

Hapidiamond Lazarus

Rest in peace dear

John Valentine

Rest in peace dear

Oluwatoyin Obanla

I met her last year at Landmark event centre for the YouTube workshop. She was humble and she greeted me as if we have been friends for a long time. She told me about her YouTube channel and what she was planning to do next. She will be missed a lot
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Muritala Olayinka Sunmola

May her soul rest in perfect peace

Aberuagba Thelma

May her gentle soul rest in peace

Samson Mesh Olamilekan

RIP Area mama

Lud Olusoji Ojetunde

Rip dear...neva knew we share d same birthday. ..
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