Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has extended
his condolences to the family of the veteran actor and broadcaster, Femi
Robinson has passed away at the age of 75 as result of what has been reported
to be "old age-related issues."
Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said the
President equally commiserates with all members of the creative and broadcast
industry in Nigeria on the death of the popular actor.
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"President Jonathan believes that Mr Robinson, who was especially loved
and admired by the public for his edifying role in the famous Nigerian
Television Authority (NTA) series, “The Village Headmaster”, will be long
remembered for his great inventiveness, professionalism and humility,"
He said the President urged members of his family and all who
mourn Robinson to honour his memory by constantly upholding the values of
inter-ethnic harmony, education, civility and proficiency, which he
passionately promoted through successful careers as an actor and
"The President also prays that God Almighty will comfort all who mourn him
and grant his soul eternal rest," Abati said.
- CAJ News