Popular Nigerian-American broadcaster, Daniel ‘Dan’ Foster, has passed on. According to sources, Dan Foster died around 1 pm today. While the cause of his death is yet to be confirmed, as, at the time of filing this report, viral reports have linked it to coronavirus.
Daniel Foster popularly known as Dan Foster was a Nigerian based American radio presenter/broadcaster.
Broadcaster Dan Foster worked with numerous American radio stations among which includes Cathy Hughes Radio One, Mix 106.5 and Virgin Island-based WTBN before moving to Nigeria in 2000 where he quickly became popular.
In the year 2000, Dan Foster chose to settle in Lagos and changed the history of radio presenting in Nigeria.
He was a huge influence on Nigerian radio from the early 2000s. He obviously touched a number of lives and made Nigerians fall in love with listening to the radio.
He worked with Cool F.M before going on to Inspiration F.M. He also joined City F.M in 2014 and last worked with Classic F.M.
Nigerians greeted the news with sober and nostalgia of the man that gives radio listener a morning to look up to, here are some of the reactions to the news of his death.
The veteran radio host has worked with Cool FM, Inspiration FM, and Classic FM. He was also a judge on Idol West Africa alongside Dede Mabiaku and Kate Henshaw on Nigeria’s Got Talent.
Prior to his relocation back to Nigeria, Foster worked with numerous radio stations in the United States of America.
He is survived by his wife and three children.