Nollywood actor Leo Mezie dies after kidney transplant

Leo Mezie
Leo Mezie

Nollywood actor, Leonard Chimezie Onyemachi, popularly known as Leo Mezie, passed away on Saturday after a recent kidney transplant.

The late actor was 46-years-old.

Fellow actress, Chioma Toplis, made the announcement on her Instagram page on Monday.

The 'heart of Slave' actor was said to be recovering from a kidney transplant when he passed away.

"Actor Leo Mezie is dead. He died on Saturday in Abuja while recovering from a kidney transplant. His corpse has been moved to Umuahia his hometown. RIP Leo," Toplis shared on IG.

Before Mezie's recent transplant last week, Vanguard reported that the actor had a kidney transplant over 4 years ago.

Meanwhile, as of the time of this report, the Actors Guild of Nigeria is yet to release an official statement on the actor's death.

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