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By Maureen Nakigozi

Another shock has gripped the Nigerian Entertainment Industry with the sad news of the death of veteran Nigerian (Nollywood) Actor Justus Esiri.

Justus Esiri who was popularly known for his major role as the village Headmaster died last night.

Justus-Esiri

Justus Esiri

He has also been the Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) and has play major roles in Nollywood movies

The cause of his death is not yet known though it has been reported that he has been secretly battling an age related illness for a while which his family chose to make it a secret.

Justus Esiri

Justus Esiri and his Wife

He died at the age of 71 from Lagos Hospital.

He has been the father of Onoriode Esiri,  known commonly as, Dr SID, a Nigerian singer-songwriter.

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Justus Esiri