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27-year-old Cameroonian actor dies in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident



Weeks after AMVCA win, Nigerian-based Cameroonian actor, Edgard Leroy has been confirmed dead.

The actor, Edgard Leroy was said to have dead in an accident at the Sagamu area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday, June 11.

His death comes shortly after he won an award for Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba) Category at the last AMVCA.

Announcing his death, colleague, David Akande, took to his Instagram page and stated that Leroy was heading to Ibadan to a movie location when he had a fatal accident.

David wrote: “Good night Edgard Leroy, my brother, friend and partner. I love you

“On the 11th day of June 2022, a ghastly motor accident on Lagos Ibadan Expressway, precisely at Shagamu, cut short the life of one of Africa’s fast-rising filmmakers, Cameroonian-born Edgard Le Roy Nouke Ngedemon.

“Born on the 13th of July 1995, this amazing Director, editor and motion graphics artist was the first from his country to win the highly respected AMVCA award. And just a few weeks shy of his 27th birthday… this is the sad story of a life cut at its prime.”

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