Veteran Actor, Jab Adu Dies At 83

Jab-AduVeteran actor and former banker, Joseph ‘Jab’ Adu, aged 83, has died on Sunday, February 29, 2016 in Abeokuta, Ogun State. No statement has been released concerning his death.

He was one of the few surviving casts of the popular TV drama, The Village Headmaster, a film that featured another late actor, Justice Esiri.

Adu also featured in some other interesting movies such as, Cool Red (1976), Bisi, Daughter of the River (1977) and Wetin Dey (2007), playing actor and producer respectively.

Before his acting career kick-started, he was a banker with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), a time that also saw him combining banking with acting.

He featured as an actor and writer in ‘The Village Headmaster’, playing the role of Bassey Okon, the doctor, dispenser and pharmacist of Oja village.

Cross-River State born Adu left the banking industry to focus on a career in full-time acting since 1970. 46 years to his death.

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