The news of Oluwatosin Bucknor’s death came as a shock to many Nigerians on Monday, November 19, 2018. According to her sister, Funke Bucknor, Oluwatosin died due to complications from sickle cell. She wrote, “My heart is heavy, but in all things, we give thanks to God. My darling sister and besto, Tosyn, passed away last night due to complications from sickle cell.”
Celebrities took to their social media pages to pay tribute to the media personality and social media content creator. Many of them described her as a rare gem and a woman with a beautiful heart.
Innocent Idibia, popularly called Tuface of 2Baba, wrote, “Oh no, your kindness was so rare. Pure beautiful heart. RIP Tosyn. I know you are in a better place for sure.”
Tiwa Savage stated that she couldn’t believe that she was even saying RIP to the late radio personality. She described the news of her death as heartbreaking, writing, “Can’t believe I’m saying RIP, this is so heartbreaking. Life seems surreal nowadays.”
Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa, described her as a very pleasant lady. “Sad! RIP Oluwatosin Bucknor. You were such a pleasant and happy lady,” she said.
Peter Okoye wrote, “My dear Tosyn, Rest in peace. We will surely miss you, still can’t believe.”