Adeyinka Adeparusi, was involved in a motorcycle accident in Abuja. He died on the spot. He was last seen alive when he stepped out of his apartment at about 1.00 pm in Kugbo area of Abuja on Sunday, November 1.
He was however declared missing on Tuesday, when his family, colleagues and friends could not reach him on his cell phone. A report was subsequently lodged at a police station in his area. His body was discovered in a morgue in Abuja, Tuesday.
The 37-year-old journalist graduated from the Lagos State University, with double honors in Photojournalism and Cinematography.
He was a recipient of numerous awards, including the People’s Choice Award for Human Rights Photography in Africa, German Development Media Awards in 2013 and photojournalism award at the 6th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting in 2011.