The movie industry in Nigeria called Nollywood by stakeholders has again been through into dark and mourning as the year finally wraps up.
This time, the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN), the parent body of actors in Nigeria, has lost another of its member, Patience Edeh who is well known as Pat Edeh.
The actress was until her death aged 29 and was based in Enugu but a native of Abia Sate and was also a member of the Actors’ Guild, Enugu State Chapter. She died on December 22 while returning from where she had gone to buy some needed things in Umahia town in Abia State.
Confirming Pat’s death to NigeriaFilms, the Enugu State chapter chairman of AGN, Ofia, said, “She went to Umahia town to get some things on December 22, she was in a tricycle (keke Napep). A tanker with a failed brake ran over them and killed her and the rider.”
Also confirming the death of this actress to NigeriaFilms were the National President AGN, Segun Arinze and the National PRO, Yakubu Abubakar. They both said the death has been officially conveyed to the guild and prayed God grants the departed soul a peaceful rest.
Pat was buried in Umahia yesterday amidst tears. She has acted in many movies among which Desperate Search.