The Yoruba Nollywood sector is in a state of grief once more as they bid farewell to Sunday Ossai, one of their own.
The sad news of his passing was shared by veteran actor Jide Kosoko, who had the privilege of working with the late film practitioner during the early days of his company.
Jide Kosoko highlighted Sunday Ossai’s significant contribution as the creative mind behind pioneering indigenous film techniques in Nigeria.
In paying tribute to him, Kosoko commended Ossai’s remarkable work in the industry and hailed him as a prominent creator of special effects in movies.
“I mourn the passing away of a Prolific film Practitioner. SUNDAY OSSAI, One of the first sets of JIDE KOSOKO THEATRE COMPANY 1972, The Brain behind the Indigenous Reversal Film in Nigeria.
A Foremost MOVIE EFFECT MAKER… OSSAI, you have done your bit. R I P”.
Saidi Balogun, Faithia Williams, Toyin Adewale, and Yinka Quadri were among the individuals who expressed their thoughts in the comment section.
Saidi Balogun wrote, “May his soul rest in perfect peace
Faithia Williams wrote, “May his soul rest in perfect peace
Toyin Adewale wrote, “Jesus! May his soul rest in perfect peace
Yinka Quadri wrote, “Rest in perfect peace