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TRAGIC: Vice Chairman Of Sun Newspapers Is Dead

Mr. Dimgba Igwe reportedly died this morning around 10am after being knocked down by a car

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The Vice Chairman of The Sun Publishing Limited, Mr. Dimgba Igwe has died.

He was reportedly hit by a car today, September 6, 2014 while jogging around his home in the Okota area of Lagos.

The Sun reports that Mr. Igwe passed on around 10 am at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) of injuries suffered after a hit-and-run driver knocked him down.

A statement from the media house quoted the Chairman of the Sun Publishing Limited Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu as saying that the development was “tragic shocking and dark day in the annals of journalism in Nigeria.  Dimgba Igwe was too much of gentleman, fine brain and mind to die tragically like this.”

He was 58 years old. May his soul rest in peace.

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