Justus Esiri, a veteran Nollywood actor, is dead. The death of Esiri, an actor since the 70s, comes less than a week after the Nigerian entertainment industry lost hip-pop artiste, Goldie to the cold-hands.
Esiri is most popular or his role as ‘Headmaster’ in the nationwide series Village Headmaster which aired on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in the 80s.
One of the actor’s sons – the very popular pop singer Sidney ‘Dr SID’ Esiri put up a photo of Esiri on his Twitter avatar and updated his bio as ‘RIP Dad‘.
Dr SID did not pick up our calls or reply our text message to confirm the story as at the time of this report.