Nigerian actor, Leo Mezie is dead. His death was made known by his colleague, Chioma Topis.
Taking to her Instagram page on May 16, 2022, the actress shared the sad news to the public.
“Actor Leo Mezie is dead. He died on Saturday in Abuja while recovering from kidney transplant. His corpse has been moved to Umuahia his hometown. RIP Leo,” she wrote.
The actor has been battling the ailment for years and had undergone surgery in the UK in 2016 where he thanked his wife for standing by him.
“At some point, I resigned to returning to my village to live whatever is remaining of my life but my wife stood by me like a rock of gilbratar,” he said.
My wife begged me to allow her seek the face of God and do all she can before I can resign to fate and after much pressure and support from several individuals, I was given another chance.”
The actor revealed that he got support from several Nigerians including Ibinabo Fiberesima, Ateke Tom and Apostle Johnson Suleman.
Until his death, Mezie was a Nollywood actor, writer and movie producer.