Legendary Nigerian actor JAB Adu died on Sunday morning. He was aged 83. His wife confirmed the incidence on telephone. Joseph Abiodun Babatunde Adu actor played the role of Bassey Okon in the now rested Village Headmaster. The actor who was also a director is credited for movies such as ‘Cool Re (1976), ‘Bisi The Daughter of The River’.
Born in Calabar, capital city of Cross River State on December 28, 1932, Adu started his primary education in Lagos when his father relocated from Calabar to Lagos. He attended St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, Lagos between 1941and 1946. He worked at the British Bank for West Africa, the B.B.W.A, now First Bank Plc before he travelled to Britain where he studied Banking at the Westminster City College, London and graduated as an Associate of the Institute of Bankers (A.I.B) UK. His passion for drama made him to enroll at Morley College of Drama, South London.Source:eReporter