Few hours after the death of Nollywood actress, Cindy Amadi, the Nigerian film industry has been hit by another tragedy as an award-winning production designer and art director, Mr Pat Nebo, has died.
Shaibu Husseini, a movie journalist and juror at the African Movie Academy Awards, made the announcement in a post on his X account on Thursday.
Husseini said, “I have been reliably informed that foremost Nigerian Production Designer Pat Nebo has passed on. He has been bedridden for a while now. Journey well Master of the Craft of film production design.”
Nebo is credited as a production designer on acclaimed Nollywood productions like October 1, ’76, Being Mrs Elliot, Okafor’s Law and Citation.
He also worked as the art director for The Figurine, Phone Swap, and Half of a Yellow Sun.