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Award-Winning Production Designer Pat Nebo is Dead

Award-winning Nigerian production designer and art director, Mr Pat Nebo, has passed on.

According to reports, the deceased had been bedridden with an undisclosed ailment for a while.

An entertainment journalist and lecturer, Shaibu Husseini confirmed his death to The Nation correspondent on Thursday, September 14 in a statement that read;

“I have been reliably informed that the foremost Nigerian Production Designer, Pat Nebo is dead. He has been bedridden for a while now. Journey well master of the craft of production design.”

Nebo has spent about 30 years in the Nigerian film industry. 

In 1993, he started his career as a production designer with the home movie ‘Ti Oluwa Ni Ile.’ In the same year, he worked in the two sequels of Ti oluwa ni ile.

In 2009, he made maiden cinema appearance with the film The Figurine where he acted as the ‘Marriage Registrar. However, he continued to work as the production designer in several films such as Araromire, Arugba, Alero’s Symphony and Being Mrs Elliot.

He also worked as the production designer in films including October 1, “76, Being Mrs Elliot and Okafor’s Law.

Apart from production designing, he also worked as the art director in the films: The Figurine, Phone Swap, Half of a Yellow Sun.

He is a recipient of several awards including the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for Best Art Director for his work in ’76’.

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