Nollywood actor Jimmy Johnson is dead

Jimmy Johnson
Jimmy Johnson

Nollywood veteran actor Jimmy Johnson best known for his character as “Okoro” of in the NTA TV series, “The village headmaster” has died.

He was 80 years old.

According to the Nollywood actress, Funke Kate Adepegba, Johnson died after a brief illness at Garki Hospital, Abuja on Wednesday.

Johnson was born Jan. 11, 80 years ago.

In 2017, he got President Buhari’s recognition when he clocked 77.

Buhari extolled his exceptional talent, skills and versatility, whose sterling performances in `Village Headmaster’, `the Citizens’ and other soap operas, earned him massive reputation and recognition at both national and international levels.