Prominent Sierra Leonean journalist working for the BBC, Umaru Fofana yesterday lost his elder brother, Mustapha Fofana.

The sad event took place on Wednesday 1 March 2023.

On a post shared on his social media handles, Fofana revealed that while his daughter was recovering from a surgery, his elder brother passed away. He described him as the organizer of their clan and his void left behind cannot be filled

See post below:

What a hectic two days! Just as I was grappling with my daughter’s recovery from a surgery yesterday, my elder brother passed away this afternoon. Rest in peace brother Mustapha Fofana, the organizer of our clan. The void you leave behind can simply not be filled.”