The Former Communications Director, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and Bishop of Oke-Osun Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev. Foluso Taiwo, has gone to be with his Creator at age 65.His son Oluwatobi Taiwo, tearfully confirmed his death in a statement sent to the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria (ACNNTV).
From the message, Bishop Taiwo passed on to glory yesterday (Wednesday) at about 1.15 a.m to join the triumphant. This sad event took place at Babcock Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria.
The Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of the Anglican Communion, His Grace, Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba, has expressed shock over the demise of Bishop Taiwo.
In a brief message by the Primate, prayed God to uphold the wife and family members of the deceased, as well as the good people of Oke-Osun Diocese, in this period of mourning. He also prayed God to grant the soul of Bishop Taiwo eternal rest.
The late Bishop Taiwo was a notable broadcaster, who started his media career as far back as 1980 at Radio Nigeria, Ibadan, as a freelance journalist and Newscaster before he was fully employed as a Reporter/Editor/Newscaster and HOA correspondent under the Television Service of Oyo State (TSOS).
He also worked with the
1. Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS),
2. Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC)
3. Crowder Radio, Abuja, as General Manager.
4. Cathedral Church of the Advent, Gwarimpa Lifecamp, Abuja. As Parish Priest
5. Church of the Holy Cross, Wuye District, Abuja, as the Vicar.
6. Diocese of Abuja, as Canon and Archdeacon
After becoming the Director of Communication for the Church of Nigeria, Taiwo, a two-legged player, combined his work as a priest and spokesperson of the church with newscasting at the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria (ACNN) TV.
Taiwo Foluso was consecrated Bishop on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 in Asaba by the immediate past Primate of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion His Grace Nicholas Okoh.