Wednesday, 29 February 2012
James Iroha a.k.a Giringori Akabogu is dead
Most people, may not know him by his name but in the mention of Giringori Akabogu you know that you mentioned the man of greatness as he was the wan making our father's and fore fathers then, to laugh and forget their sorrows.
The man was reported dead yesterday
Iroha was the creator of the now rested television drama, The New Masquerade, which ruled the screen in the early 80s, on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Network.
He died yesterday at the age of 70. The New Masquerade started as a radio programme in then East Central State Broadcasting Corporation radio, Enugu which, at its prime, was the “King of Primetime” on the NTA Network. It ran as a 15-minute radio programme, known as The Masquerade