Lloyd Weaver, director of popular 2000s television series ‘I Need to Know’ is dead.
The ace filmmaker reportedly died on December 20, 2021 from a yet to be confirmed ailment.
The British filmmaker passed on at age 83.
Confirming his demise, Remi Ogunpitan, MD The Serengeti Network shared a moving tribute on Facebook.
He directed the hit TV series I Need to Know which also features Funke Akindele, Carol King, Yemi Solade and late Enebeli Elebuwa.
In 1982, Llyod travelled to Nigeria to train the staff at Nigeria’s television network, NTA.
According to Ogunpitan, “Lloyd loved Nigeria and its people. He emersed himself in our culture and his African roots, and was unashamedly proud of his Africaness and blackness. He was a great educator and shared all his knowledge with everyone he came into contact with. He has left behind a great legacy and example for many of us who knew him. He will be missed. Rest in Peace Papi! You were a giant and will ever remain so.”