According to reports, he died on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, after a brief illness. The news of his death was made known by his bosom friend, Francis Onwochei, on March 14 who said; “I heard about the death on Wednesday. I received a call from his long-time business development officer, I called our mutual friend and we both visited his house last night at Ago Palace Way Okota.”
Emema is best known for producing the NTA series Behind the Clouds and Supple Blues. He also produced the biopic on Reverend Father Tansi starring Jude Orhorha and Francis Onwochei. He also produced the popular NTA series, Need To Know which starred Funke Akindele among many others.