Broadcaster, Nollywood actor Jide Ogungbade is dead

It’s another sad news to the media and movie industry as they lost another important person in their midst.

Theatre director, broadcaster and Nollywood actor, Nicholas Babajide Ogungbade is dead on Tuesday after a period of an undisclosed illness.

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His family announces his death in a statement signed by Pastor Niyi Gbade and Ayotade Ogungbade.

Late Ogungbade was born on August 21, 1952 in Minna, Niger State and a native of Akoko-Ikare in Ondo State.

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He was a multi-talented artiste, who was also a poet, playwright, singer and music composer.

He is best remembered in the theatre circuit as the director of the famous Ajo Productions series of plays, which began in 1983 and culminated in the Ajo Festival of Plays in 1986.

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He is survived by children, grandchildren and relatives.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

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