News reaching us is that actor, Femi Robinson, well known for his title role in the NTA TV series, Village Headmaster has died at the age of 75.
Mr. Robinson’s death was announced through a post on his Facebook page credited to his sons, Seun and Wole Robinson. The post read, “This To Notify You That We Lost Our Father Femi Robinson This Morning – Seun & Wole Robinson (Sons)”.
The Late Robinson kicked off his acting career by playing the role of Odewale in Ola Rotimi’s ‘The gods are not to blame’, and afterwards bagged the role of Village Headmaster. He was also a public relations expert and a business and theatre administrator as well as the pioneer Director of Programs of the Ogun State Television (OGTV).
Many of the 80s/90s babies might not be familiar with Femi Robinson or The Village Headmaster series for that matter, but it apparently was one of the biggest shows on TV at the time. It had a huge audience and was popular among people of different age groups.
Robinson’s death adds to the number of the cast and crew of the Village Headmaster who have died, joining others like Oba Funsho Adeolu, Chief Segun Olusola and Justus Esiri.