Breaking:Nollywood Actor, Lari Williams, Dies At 81

By Damilare Adeleye
Late Lari Williams
Late Lari Williams

A veteran Nollywood actor, Lari Williams is reportedly dead at the age of 81.

In a statement from his family, it was disclosed that the actor died on Sunday in his home in Ikom, Cross River State.

Lari Williams has been battling with sickness whose nature could not be ascertained.

Williams, who was given a national honour – Member of the Order of the Federal Republic in 2008, starred in the Village Headmaster, Ripples, and Mirror in The Sun.

He was the inaugural president of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and also lectured in three universities during his lifetime.