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SO SAD!!! Ken Saro-Wiwa’s son has passed on

There are indications that Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, the son of late environmental rights activist, has passed on.

Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr., son of playwright and oil industry opponent Ken Saro-Wiwa, is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press, Monday, May 4, 2009 in New York. Saro-Wiwa's father and eight others oil industry opponents were executed on Nov. 10, 1995, after a military tribunal convicted them on what were widely viewed as trumped up charges of murdering four political rivals.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

It was gathered that Saro-Wiwa Jr, who was based in Abuja, died on ‎Tuesday after a brief illness.

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Born in 1968, ‎Saro-Wiwa Junior was an international journalist and an author and later served in former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.

When contacted, former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, Mr. Ledum Mitee, said he was still shocked over the news of Saro-Wiwa Jr’s death.

“Somebody just called me to tell me that he is dead, but I am still in shock and have not been able to confirm it,” Mitee said.

Also, the Media Adviser to MOSOP, Mr. Bari-ara Kpalap, expressed shock over the news of Saro-Wiwa Jr’s death.

Kpalap also said though a source called to alert him of the development, he had yet to confirm it.

3 Comments on SO SAD!!! Ken Saro-Wiwa’s son has passed on

  1. Rip!!

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  2. May his gentle soul rest in peace

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  3. So sad, with such a promising future. My condolences to his family.

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