NOC mourns late Guardian photo editor

The President and members of the Olympic and Commonwealth Games Movement in Nigeria have commiserated Guardian Newspapers at Rutam House over the demise of its Photo Editor, Femi Adebeshin Kuti, 57, who died January 6, 2023.

He passed at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta during a brief ill-health

A statement signed by the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) PRO, Tony Nezianya said: “Kuti was a committed journalist, who used his expertise in photojournalism to promote sports and the activities of the Movement.

“During his lifetime, he covered many international notable Games including the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester England, the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, the Africa Games in Abuja 2003 as well as that of Algiers, Algeria in 2007.

“It was gathered that he covered two previous World Cup soccer.

“May the Almighty Allah accept his soul.”

Late Kuti has since been buried according to his Islamic religious rites.