Fri. Mar 1st, 2024

Renowned Nollywood actor, Dejumo Lewis, has bid farewell to the stage of life, leaving a void in the entertainment industry. The thespian, celebrated for his captivating performances in Yoruba movies, passed away at the age of 80.

The news of Lewis’s demise was officially confirmed by his fellow actor, Saidi Balogun, who shared the somber announcement on his Instagram page. Balogun paid tribute, saying, “Good night DEJUMO LEWIS, may your soul rest in perfect peace.”

Dejumo Lewis etched his name in Nollywood history with notable roles in films such as “A Place in the Stars,” “Crossroads,” “Power of 1,” and, most notably, as the Kabiyesi in the iconic series, ‘The Village Headmaster.’

Dejumo Lewis, middle above, as King Oloja and other notables in the New Village Headmaster

 

While the cause of his passing remains unconfirmed, an outpouring of grief from the acting community has flooded social media, reflecting the deep impact of his contributions to Nigerian cinema. Lewis’s legacy will undoubtedly endure through the memories of his remarkable performances.

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