The Nollywood industry has lost one of its own, legendary actor, Jide Ogungbade.

The late actor who also worked with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) died on Tuesday in Lagos after a brief illness

Late Jude Ogungbade was born on August 21, 1952. He was an artiste, poet, playwright, singer and music composer during his life time.

The veteran was best known for his role as “Sango” in the 1998 movie and as the director of the famous Ajo Productions series of plays, which began in 1983 and culminated in the Ajo Festival of Plays in 1986.

He also worked as a drama producer with FRCN for over two decades where he wrote, directed and produced hundreds of episodes of drama pieces that won him a lot of awards.

Rest in peace, Jide Ogungbade.