BREAKING: Another Nollywood Actor, Chikezie Uwazie Dies in Us

Barely 24 hours after reports of the death of popular Yoruba actor Murphy Afolabi, another actor, Chikezie Uwazie, is dead, POLITICS NIGERIA reports.

The actor died after a second brain surgery, in the United States. One of the leading stars of the early 2000s, Chikezie Uwazie left Nigeria for the United States over seven years ago.
His colleague, Obey Etok Chima posted the sad news of his passage on her Facebook page on Sunday.

“I can’t imagine am posting this. Chikezie Uwazie goneeeee. After a 2nd brain surgery. Gini na emezi. Am so shocked to get this news this evening. Just got this from our IMSU alumni platform. I thought you told me you were going to the united states for greener pastures. You promised to come back some years back but I didn’t see you. Can’t believe you are gone but God knows best. Rest on Chyko”. She wrote.

Before his relocation, he featured in several Nollywood movies including the, “Musical Whispers”, a film on Autism, produced by Ebele Okaro and directed by Bond Emeruwa.

Uwazie was also featured in, “Village Destroyer” alongside Osita Iheme, Ugo Ugbor, and “Last Kiss”, where he acted alongside Emeka Ike, Ini Edo, Ejike Asiegbu and Mercy Johnson Okojie, among several other movies.

Uwazie’s death is the third in Nollywood within the last three days after St. Obi and Murphy Afolabi.

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