By Abimbola Ogunnaike
Nollywood industry has recorded another tragedy as Chikezie Uwazie, an actor died in the United States after brain surgery.
The actor who relocated to the United States seven years ago, was one of the top actors in the Nigerian movie industry in the 2000s.
A colleague, Obey Etok Chima, who confirmed Uwazie’s death, said he died after a second brain surgery.
“I can’t believe I’m posting this. 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 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,” Chima wrote
Uwazie’s death came barely 48 hours after news on the death of popular Nollywood actors, Saint Obi and Murphy Afolabi made headlines.