Veteran Actor, Jide Ogungbade Passes On.
Written by Adekoya on July 12, 2019
The death has been announced of a veteran entertainer, Mr Babajide Ogungbade.
In a statement by his relatives, Pastor Niyi Gbade and Ayotade Ogungbade,the late theatre chief and telecaster passed away on Tuesday, July 9 in Lagos after battling with an undisclosed ailment.
Born on August 21, 1952, in Minna, Niger State, the indigene of Akoko-Ikare in Ondo State,worked for more than two decades as a dramatization maker with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, culminating as a teacher at the Training School, Oshodi, Lagos
Mr Ogungbade was a multi-skilled craftsman, who was additionally an artist, dramatist, vocalist and music arranger.
He coordinated the renowned Ajo Productions arrangement of plays, which started in 1983 and finished in the Ajo Festival of Plays in 1986.
Mr Ogungbade was the associate choirmaster of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, District 6 (Ayo Ni o) situated on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Lagos.
He is survived by youngsters, grandkids and relatives.