The defunct popular TV show, “The Village Headmaster” returned on the NTA network on Sunday the 24th of April, 2022 and had a time slot of 7pm.
The Director General of NTA, Yakubu Mohammed had announced this the previous week, at the official launch of the TV series.
The Village Headmaster is a Nigerian television drama series created by Olusegun Olusola and produced by Dejumo Lewis. Originally it was a radio drama series, the program was Nigeria’s longest-running television soap opera showed on the NTA from 1968 to 1988, and starred Ted Mukoro as the original headmaster.
The program is currently jointly sponsored by NTA and Wale Adenuga Productions.
In order to maintain its originality, quality, feel and philosophy, the renewed cast is super-packed with the choicest names in the industry.
It features some of the founding members of the series notably Kabiyesi, Dejumo Lewis, Ibidun Allison (Amebo), Dan Imodu (Dagbolu) and Dele Osawe (Teacher Fadile).
Other prominent members of the new cast include Gice, Chris Iheuwa, Mr. Latin, Funky Mallam, Jide Kosoko, Omo Ibadan, Okele and Fathia Balogun.
It also has Rycardo Agbor, Yemi Shodimu, Binta Ayo Mogaji, Jide Alabi, and many others.
The series had been shot and ready for relaunch since 2021, but there was a legal tussle over the copyright owner of the concept. This was instituted by the heir of the creator, Late ambassador Olusegun Olusola.
But it seems everything has been sorted out.