NOLLYWOOD STARS CELEBRATE ESIRI IN FINAL TRIBUTE


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Ini Edo and Olu jacobs at the show

Ini Edo and Olu jacobs at the show

Rita Dominic and Ini Edo

Rita Dominic and Ini Edo

Some of the artistes at the show

Some of the artistes at the show

Artistes dancing on stage at the show today

Artistes dancing at the show today

THE who-is-who in Nollywood, today gathered at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos in a night of tribute to celebrate the passage of the late actor, Justus Esiri who is due for burial on Friday.

In the gathering are major actors, producers, directors and publishers. They include Olu Jacobs, Ini Edo, Kate Henshaw, Zack Orji, Kanayo O. Kanayo and Rita Dominic. Others are President of Association of Movie Producers, Zik Zulu Okafor, former President Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Mr. Fidelis Duker, former Chairman Film and Video Producers Association of Nigeria (FVPAN), Mr. Emmanuel Nsikaku, President of Make- Up Artiste, Mrs. Iyen Agbonifo, former President Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emmanuel Oguguah,  Publisher Yes Magazine Azuh Arinze, Stanley Okoronkwo, Segun Arinze, Dickson Ireogbu, Mahmoud Ali-Balogun, Emem Isong, Okey Bakassy, among the hundreds who gathered for the show.

But unlike many other gathering the artistes opted to use it to celebrate the departed for leaving a  very good legacy for those left behind. They spoke their minds, looking at his good side and weakness, but in overall, they described as good man, a perfectionist worthy of celebration. Service of songs will be held for him the Church of Ascension at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport on Tuesday and Wednesday before he will be taken home to Abraka for burial on Friday.

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