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President mourns Village Headmaster Robinson

21 May 2015, 21:33

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has extended his condolences to the family of the veteran actor and broadcaster, Femi Robinson.

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," Abati said. 

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 broadcaster. 

"The President also prays that God Almighty will comfort all who mourn him and grant his soul eternal rest," Abati said.

- CAJ News


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