Popular radio comedy Wetin Dey presenter, Emmanuella Pobeni Adepoju aka Iya Jogbo, is dead.
She died on Friday from bronchitis and an enlarged heart.
According to the management of TVC Communications, owners of TVC, TVC News and Max FM Lagos and Abuja, the sad news of Emmanuella’s passing has sent a shock wave of grief and sorrow throughout the TVC Communications, and MAX FM family.
“Whilst we struggle to come to terms with her untimely passing, our hearts and minds are focused solely on her beloved children and her immediate and extended family and friends,” said Andrew Halon, CEO of TVC Communications.
“Emmanuella’s presence will be with us forever as she leaves a legacy of enormous talent and spirit from the almost 10 years she spent with the company as a key member of the much loved Wetin Dey show on Max FM.
“She will be deeply missed by us all and by her many thousands of fans who tuned in to hear her unique broadcasts every day,” Hanlon said.
The mother of four got into broadcasting in 1995 during her internship at Radio Lagos.
She later moved to the defunct Clapperboard where she presented Shoppers Guide.
He co-presenters on Wetin Dey are Wale Popopo and Obu.