Nigerian movie industry has been thrown into mourning yet again, as ace filmmaker, Biyi Bandele, is confirmed dead.
The news of Bandele’s death was made public by his colleagues, who expressed shock and sorrow as they put up his picture to mourn him.
“Sad day globally for the theatre and film industry. This is so so tragic. At 54? We have just lost an Institution,”Shaibu Husseini writes on his wall.
Biyi Bandele was a notable writer and director.
Biyi popular for such works like ‘Half of A Yellow Sun’, ‘Fifty’, ‘Blood Sisters’ and the anticipated ‘Elesin Oba’.