Just in is the report that popular On-Air-Personality Dan Foster has died as a result of complications from COVID-19, according to a new post on SilverbirdTV Twitter and Instagram handle.
The details of his death are still however sketchy.
The news which is currently circulating social media has drawn responses from media personalities and public figures nationwide.
JJ Omojuwa expressing his shock on the news that hit like a brick tweeted:
“Dan Foster’s voice was a huge part of my growing up. His voice on Cool FM. His playfulness. His kindness. Long before I saw what he looked like, his voice communicated his personality in a way no picture needed to. This one is one loss too many. This is a really sad day. In his prime, I am sure even the second best morning OAP listened to Dan Foster during their own show.”
Host of popular TV show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Frank Edoho has also expressed his disbelief saying he just got confirmation that the popular OAP has just passed.
“I just got off the phone, my friend Oscar confirmed that Dan Foster has passed on. This is a very very dark year. How can I overcome this unending melancholy. Rest in Peace, dear Friend.”
Popular comedian Bovi also paid tribute to the radio legend saying Dan Foster was the reason he stayed in Lagos before his break into the Industry.
“When I moved to lagos in November 2003, Dan Foster was one of the reasons I didn’t run back home to delta state. I tuned into Cool FM one morning and Dan made me love radio. Rip big dawg! I’m sad you left. But I’m happy your mark remains forever !”
Cool FM OAP Do2dtun also tweeted:
“He saved me my job.. Such a story!.. he kept me regardless.. look at me now.. “The Big Dog” Dan Foster put it all in for me and us at Coolfm. What an OAP…. The best morning show host till date in Nigeria. This is a big loss.”
Daniel ‘Dan’ Foster, popularly known as The Big Dawg and Top Dawg was an OAP on Cool FM, before moving to City FM and later Classic FM. He was also an Idol series judge and held a similar position with the Got Talent franchise.