Popular Nigerian-based American radio personality, Dan Foster, who died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, died from coronavirus as confirmed by his wife, Lovina 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.
Popularly called ‘The Big Dawg,’ Foster was a Nigerian broadcaster and On-Air personality with many years of experience.Prior to his relocation back to Nigeria, Foster worked with numerous radio stations in the United States of America.
He joined Cool FM in 2000 where he stayed till 2009. He went on to join Inspiration FM and later City FM.Dan Foster studied Broadcasting and Drama at the Morgan State University [RadioStream]
He became popular in the country for his role as one of the judges on Idols West Africa series alongside Dede Mabiaku and Ghanaian Abrewa Nana in 2007.
He later became a judge at the music talent reality TV show Nigeria’s Got Talent alongside actress Kate Henshaw and comedian Yibo Koko.