- Media executive Ben Murray-Bruce has just announced the passing of his wife
- Ben, in a Twitter post, disclosed that he lost her to cancer, while stating that early detection is very important
- Nigerians have extended condolence messages to the media executive
It is indeed a trying time for the family members of popular Nigerian businessman and top media executive, Ben Murray-Bruce, following the passing of his wife, Evelyn Murray Bruce.
The founder of the Silverbird Group took to his official page on the microblogging platform, Twitter, on Friday, March 20, to share the devastating news.
According to Ben, he lost his wife to cancer. He disclosed that they have been friends for 43 years and married for 41.
Sharing the sad news he said: "I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence - awareness, and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken."
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In a different tweet, the media executive disclosed that their children are devastated by the news. He, however, stressed the need to be strong for them. Ben noted that although she is gone, she would always remain alive in their hearts.
See his tweets below:
Several Nigerians have flooded the comment section of the bereaved husband to offer condolence messages.
Read what people had to say below:
May her soul rest in peace.
Some months ago, Legit.ng reported that the business magnate took to the Facebook platform to celebrate 41 years in marriage with his beautiful wife.
Sharing adorable photos of their family, he wrote: "Today, I celebrate 40+1 years in marriage with the love of my life. 41 years of no regrets. I am indeed the most blessed man in the world. #Anniversary "
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