The producer and director of the defunct popular television drama series, Village Headmaster, Tunde Oloyede,is dead.
The ace producer was said to have died Monday morning in his sleep at his residence in Festac Town, Lagos aged 70.
While his family is yet to issue a formal statement, a relative of the deceased, Adeola Agoro, confirmed his death via a Facebook post on Monday night. His friends and associates also shared the news of his death on social media.
A rare gem…
Oloyede was a brilliant filmmaker reputed to have produced 364 episodes of the TV series.
He was also the former President of Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria .
He was the producer/director of popular TV drama series, Tightrope, amongst several other productions.
Until his death, Oloyede ran his own production outfit, “Media International Production”.
He is survived by his wife, Bimbo Oloyede, a veteran broadcaster and a guest newscaster on Channels Television.