Justus Esiri”s Last Moments,Attended Events in Ekiti over the Weekend

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Justus Esiri was in Emure Ekiti over the weekend with Ace Broadcaster Bisi Olatilo and he had really fun,our sources disclosed that it was Monday Afternoon that he started feeling funny before he was rushed to a Lagos based clinic where he died,The veteran Actor was Born in November 1942 in Delta State, the 70 year old actor who found widespread acclaim for his role on the iconic Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) TV “Village Headmaster” was one of the pioneers who took the leap and helped lay the foundation for the Nollywood that we know and love today.

His official profile on the Africa Movie Academy Awards website notes that “the veteran actor has won several awards for his acting exploits including THEMA Awards, NTA Honours Awards and AMAA Awards. Esiri star of acclaimed productions like Wasted Years, Forever, The Prize, Six Demons, Corridors of Power, Last Knight, The Tyrant, The investigation, The Ghost is reputed to have performed on more TV Network drama programmes than any Nigerian actor.”

In 2012,  he was conferred with the national honours of the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).

According to reports, the Thespian died during the late hours of Monday 19th February 2013. He is survived by his wife Omiete and children including Nigerian music star Dr Sid (Sidney Esiri),His Hiphop star  son has confirmed the story on his twitter page.justus edr sid


  1. Deji Oginni

    February 20, 2013 at 9:29 AM

    Sure his work ll live after him,rest in peace great man.

  2. Whemmy

    February 20, 2013 at 9:41 AM


  3. Nene

    February 20, 2013 at 10:29 AM

    RIP Vétéran

  4. funmilayo

    February 20, 2013 at 10:59 AM

    May ur soul rest on in d bossom of d lord! We W̶̲̥̅̊ȋ̝̊̅ ̄ι̥ι̥ surely miss you .

  5. Giwa rofiat temilade

    February 21, 2013 at 10:37 AM

    may his soul rest in peace

  6. anurika difu

    February 22, 2013 at 9:54 AM

    R I P Sir

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