The Imo State Government with a heart filled with deep sorrow hereby announces the painful demise of the Director General of the IBC, Mrs. Esther Obong Egbuna, popularly known as Sister E, until her death was one of the reputed figures in the journalistic industry.
Sister E rose to the heights in IBC from the low rungs of the ladder in the corporation. She was a lady of humility, industry, unrelenting good aspirations, a lady with a large and broad heart full of human compassion and empathy, she will forever remain unforgettable in the annals of the IBC.
She piloted the affairs of the IBC orient FM/TV to the extent that the laurels that came to IBC as the clearest voice East of the Niger knew have no limits.
Sister E brought a new vision, mission and direction to the broadcasting service of the IBC.
In her tenure, IBC had a new and unprecedented image as a broadcasting house. She passionately redefined dedication to duty and service to government and the people.
Her painful demise on the 10th of June, 2016 was confirmed with uncontrollable tears by the family members. She was survived by a son, brothers, sisters and an aged mother.
May her gentle soul rest in peace.