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Nigerian Actor Justus Esiri Died Of Diabetes Complication – Official Statement From Family

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Nigerian Actor Justus Esiri Died Of Diabetes Complication – Official Statement From Family

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Feb 25, 2013 – Nigerian Actor Justus Esiri’s Death Caused By Diabetes Complication – Official Statement From Family Members

…….Diabetes Killed Nigerian Actor Justus Esiri – Family Members

Veteran Nollywood actor Justus Esiri who passed away suddenly last week Tuesday, the 19th of February 2013 died of Diabetes complication.

According to family sources, the veteran actor popularly known as Village Headmaster is a loving husband of one wife, father of many children and grandfather.

Justus Esiri who was born in Oria Abraka, Delta state on Nov 6, 1942 passed away last week at the age of 71.

He will be greatly missed. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

Read Official family statement below.

We are heart broken as we announce the passing of Chief Justus Esiri OON popularly known as the “Village Headmaster”, following a complication from Diabetes.

Chief Justus Esiri OON, was a loving husband, father, grand father, brother, uncle and friend. An Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), The Otun Amuludun of the Source in Ile-Ife Osun State, and Veteran Nollywood Actor.

He died in the late hours of the 19th of February 2013. Chief Esiri, born on the 6th November 1942 hailed from Oria Abraka, Delta State. He was a strong believer in family values, and a great supporter of Nollywood.

While we mourn the loss of a great man we also celebrate his remarkable life and hope that it serves as an example to the youth to work hard to achieve their dreams, and play their own part in building a greater nation.

For those who may ask what they can do to honour Chief Justus Esiri, we simply request that you honour his example of service, accomplishment and modesty and the next time you turn on your Television and see his face we ask that you keep his memory alive.

He survived by wife, Mrs Omiete Esiri, Children, Mrs Ophlia Edewor, Mrs Ejiro Efijemueh, Mr Justus Esiri Jnr, Dr Sidney Esiri (Dr Sid), Mr Andrew Esiri, Miss Tobor Esiri and Grand Children.

Dr. Sidney Esiri and George Esiri
For the Esiri Family.



  1. cute

    February 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM

    may his soul rest in peace.

  2. Rhowzie

    February 25, 2013 at 6:41 PM

    Rest in peace n may God give the family strength during this tempting moments

  3. Estone

    February 26, 2013 at 9:37 AM

    may his soul rest in peace

  4. manjong

    February 26, 2013 at 4:22 PM

    that is life, it has a begining and an end

  5. olamide

    February 26, 2013 at 7:47 PM

    May his soul rest in peace.we love u but Gofd loves u more

  6. Hannah Rufus

    February 27, 2013 at 1:38 PM

    RIP Dear Super Star

    • robin ondieki

      March 7, 2013 at 8:10 AM

      its a shock.He was a great man and i personally loved him! Words seem to be inadequate to express the sadness i personally feel here in Kenya! In twinkling of an eye we shall see him in the glory once again.

      Deepest symphaties


  7. Amaino Naija

    March 12, 2013 at 7:29 PM

    Rest in peace great actor may GOD grant you heaven at last.AMEN

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