After reaching out to Nigerians and soliciting for help after he was diagnosed with kidney related disease, good-looking Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie is beyond grateful to be alive.
Speaking in a newly released video on YouTube, handsome Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, who has been down with kidney related disease, has been finally rescued by good-spirited Nigerians who were able to raise the much-needed funds for his treatment abroad, has thanked his fans, friends, family and colleagues for their support.
Recall that the ailing actor, Mezie had shared his account details and welcomed contributions towards treating his ailment and his colleagues rallied round to raise the N10 million he needed to undergo a kidney transplant.
Thankfully, over time, the actor was armed with the adequate funds, and is currently in a London hospital receiving treatment.
He said in the newly released video, “Hello people, this is your boy, Leo Mezie, I want to use this medium to say thank you for your support, financially, thank you for your prayers, I just want to let you know that everything got across to me. leo-mezie-on-his-hospital-bed-in-london
“I want to also thank in a special way; my president, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chioma Okoye my sister, Kele Akara my wonderful friend and brother, I want to thank Chijiro, I want to thank Ifeoma Okereke, these are the team that swore me to action immediately the news got broken. I thank you guys, I thank you all, and I pray God to bless you in a million fold. I’m sorry this came a bit late, it is just that I have been unstable, but I am now stronger and better.”
Mezie, who hails from Abia State, is married to Maureen Mezie.
Nigerian celebrities who have also died from kidney-related ailments include, Nollywood actor, Muna Obiekwe, veteran broadcaster, Nzau Kalulu, Lagos nightclub boss, Akeem Sodeinde, Veteran actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, media personality, Chaz B, amongst several others.