Founder of Delta’s First Private Radio Station, JFM, Prince Ugen, Dies


Prince Ugen, Founder Of Delta’s First Private Radio Station, JFM  has died.

Prince Nutasia George Ugen, a former Deputy Chief of Staff (Deputy Governor’s Office) to former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, has died.

Ugen, a well-known broadcaster and the founder of Radio Jeremi Limited (JFM), Delta State’s first private radio station, died early Saturday.

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Prince Nutasia George Ugen

He was said to have died at his residence in Otughievwen (Otu-Jeremi), the state’s headquarters for the Ughelli South Local Government Area.

Prince Ugen, whose father was Okobaro (King) of the Ughievwen Kingdom at one time, died at the age of 72.

“He had been sick,” according to several family members who confirmed his death.

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Prince Ugen was a renowned foreign trained Artificial Intelligence Expert in addition to being an accomplished broadcaster.

The deceased was also a former director of Delta Trust Mortgage Finance Limited, a state-owned company.

JFM was known for being one of the first private broadcasting stations in Delta, and it is still one of the most popular radio stations in the state.


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