Popular Nollywood producer of soap operas including “Behind The Clouds,” Paul Emema, 52, has reportedly passed on after a brief illness.
Concise News learned that the producer was said to have of died on Tuesday, March 12.
According to Pulse, Emema’s death was announced by one of his friends and colleague, Francis Onwochie in a message.
Onwochie said.t read, “Yesterday, I received a call from Ada, his long-time business development officer.“I called Mahmood Ali Balogun, our mutual friend and we both visited his house last night at Ago Palace Way Okota,”
Emema a scriptwriter, director, and producer, whose ailment was undisclosed, in time, became a point of reference in film making. A film maker, he came to limelight after the production of the hit soap opera, ‘Behind the Clouds,’ for the Nigerian Authority Television.
He later went ahead to produce “Supple Blues,” which was well received by the television audience.
His death is coming eight days after the death of Tony Anyasodo, who passed away on March 7. The producer’s death makes it the sixth in Nollywood in recent times.