Popular Nigerian on-air- personality, OAP, Oluwatosin 'Tosyn' Bucknor passed away at 37 years, due to complications from sickle cell anemia complications on Monday night.
Tosyn, also known as 'Area Mama' was reportedly found by husband, Aurelien Boyer, a French National, when he arrived home from work.
Oluwatosin Bucknor was born on August 15, 1981, to Segun and Sola Bucknor. She was a graduate of law from the University of Lagos.
In November 2015, she and Aurelien Boyer had their Traditional wedding in Lagos and later followed by a white wedding in France.
She joined Top Radio after her NYSC in 2009 as the only female hosting a morning show. Until the time of her death, the OAP worked with Inspiration FM but started her OAP journey at Eko FM, She also worked as an intern at Cool FM where she hosted the 'Fun Hour Show' on Saturdays.
Aside from being a radio host, Tosyn was a writer, singer, songwriter, actress and social media content creator. Through her career, She won many awards including the Nigerian Broadcaster's award, Future Awards, Exquisite Lady of the year and others.
Following the news of her death, colleagues and fans have taken to social media to express their love and send condolence messages.
The news of Tosyn Bucknor’s passing is very heartbreaking. Her voice was like magic on radio, one that got me addicted.— FAVOUR ONYEOZIRI (GCFR) (@Rouvafe) November 20, 2018
May God grant her Family the grace to bear this immense loss.
RIP Tosin. pic.twitter.com/07e8UXvQTL
Please no one should tell me Tosyn Bucknor is dead. Not the right way to start my morning. Please let’s be serious here.— 🐐 (@The_Nifemi) November 20, 2018
Nigerian media personality, Tosyn Bucknor has passed. She was reportedly found dead in her home. Thoughts and prayers to her family and friends at this time. 💔 #rip #TosynBucknor pic.twitter.com/WpJ7FSjRqc— Rhythmfm (@937RhythmFm) November 20, 2018