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Popular Nigerian man, Timwus Mathias dies at 73, See his photos

Timwus Mathias dies at 73: A veteran broadcaster, Timwus Mathias, is dead. We learned that Mathias died on Friday in Yola, Adamawa State capital, following a protracted illness. He was 73.

He only recently came out of a five-week coma in August.

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Late Mathias was a prominent face on Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) back in the day.

Popularly called Uncle T, Mathias was also a columnist and media consultant.

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The deceased is survived by his wife, three sons, and one daughter.

Reacting to the journalist’s death, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State said in a statement sent to this newspaper: “We will forever cherish Chief Mathias’ oratory and comportment on television as well as his commitment to the service of our beloved State and Country.

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“His diligence and skills earned him the recognition of the NTA Yola station named after him.

“He was the most-preferred compere at national events.”

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See his photos below:

Timwus Mathias

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