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    Popular Radio Personality, Dan Foster Dies of COVID-19

    Popular Nigerian-based American radio personality, Dan Foster, has died.

    Foster died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in Lagos and his wife Lovina confirmed that the veteran broadcaster tested positive for COVID-19-the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

    Lovina told Channels Television that test for COVID-19 came back positive on Tuesday before he died on Wednesday afternoon.

    Daniel ‘Dan’ Foster – popularly known as The Big Dawg and Top Dawg was 2007 Idol series judge alongside Nigerian Dede Mabiaku and Ghanaian Abrewa Nana and held a similar position with the Got Talent franchise, alongside actress Kate Henshaw and comedian Yibo Koko.

    Foster worked with numerous radio stations including Cathy Hughes Radio One, Mix 106.5 both in the United States of America, and Virgin Island, before moving to Nigeria in 2000 where he joined Cool FM.

    Two years after in (September 2009), he left Cool FM for a new radio station, Inspiration FM, but left in 2014 to join City FM.

    In May 2016, he left City FM 105.1 to join Classic FM 97.3 radio station where he worked until about three months ago.

    The award winning OAP, Foster was married to Lovina and the couple have a son and daughter together.
    He is also said to have another son from a previous marriage.
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