The Nigerian Entertainment Industry once again falls into a bereaved state as one of the most remarkable character in Nigerian’s home movie industry, Justus Esiri is announced dead.
Justus Esiri attended Urohobo College and later went to Germany to study Engineering where he developed an interest for theatre. He was invited to perform in Nigeria in a Government sponsored program whilst performing on stage in Germany. He never returned to Europe after relocating to his homeland.
He became a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON), and famous for his role as the Village Headmaster a Nigerian sitcom popular in the 1980s.
Justus Esiri was not only a great actor but also a great father! He was the father of our well-known Nigerian Artist “Dr Sid”. Condolences to Dr Sid and the entire family. May his Soul Rest In Peace and may God give Dr Sid and the rest of the family the strength of mind to bear his loss.