Sport journalist, Bunmi Ashebu dies after months of battle with stage 4 ‘duct cancer’

42 year old sport journalist, Bunmi Ashebu has passed on months after a public appeal to raise funds for her cancer treatment abroad.

Late Bunmi was diagnosed with stage 4 cholangiocarcinoma. A very rare form of bile duct cancer that had spread to her liver on the 23rd of May, 2018 and since then her life had not remained the same.

When she was initially diagnosed, she was taken to a German hospital for treatment but after 6 weeks, she began reacting to the chemotherapy and her organs were failing and on the 20th of August, 2018; she was told that she had one week to live.

She fought and lived on till she died yesterday, Feb. 12th. May her soul rest in peace.

One of her friend took to facebook to pay tribute to her, saying;

With deep sorrow in my heart, I commend you my dear friend to God. May he forgive all your sins and set you among those he has chosen and may you find rest and enjoy in his arms forever. Amen.

Olubunmi Ashebu was a very dear friend to me. She was diagnosed with cancer last year and she has been fighting since then. She was a strong fighter, a warrior, and she never gave up till the last minute but God said it is time for her to rest.

This is to say a BIG THANK YOU to all of you for everýthing you did when helping her fight the cancer. Thank you for your huge donations towards the treatments, your prayers and wonderful messages. We all tried to help her fight it but God knows best! May God continúe to keep and protect everyone of you and may you know no sorrow IJN. Amen.

Please grant my dear friend eternal rest Oh Lord!. Amen

Ashebubu, life is just so unfair! It is so hard to believe you are gone, it is so hard to use past tense for you and so so hard to know for sure that I will not see your beautiful smile again. You were such an Angel, a true example of selflesness and a good friend indeed!

Just like a dear person told me this night, my consolatión should be that you are no more in pain, no more suffering, you are now resting…

Goodnight Sweetheart!

I’ll be missing you 😭😭😭

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