SAD: Another Nollywood Veteran Actor, Jide Ogungbade is Dead- DETAILS

Another sad news has rocked the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood. According to reports, veteran actor, Jide Ogungbade has kicked the bucket.


Nicholas Babajide Ogungbade was a theatre director and broadcaster. He died on Tuesday 9th July in Lagos after battling with an undisclosed illness. The family announced his demise in a statement signed by Pastor Niyi Gbade and Ayotade Ogungbade.

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Below are some facts about the veteran actor, Jide Ogungbade;

  • He was born August 21, 1952, in Minna, Niger State, the native of Akoko-Ikare in Ondo State.
  • He worked for over two decades as a drama producer with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria now Radio Nigeria
  • He worked as a trainer at the Radio Nigeria Training School, Oshodi, Lagos

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  • He was a multi-talented artiste, who was also a poet, playwright, singer and music composer.
  • He directed 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 was the assistant choir master of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, District 6 (Ayo Ni o) located on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Lagos.
  • He is survived by children, grandchildren and relatives.

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May his gentle soul rest inperfect peace.

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