Sad: Few Weeks after Winning AMVCA Award, Nollywood Star dies in Auto Crash

Nigerian-based Cameroonian filmmaker who recently won the prestigious African Magic Viewer’s Choice Award as the Best Indigenous Movie in the Yoruba category, for his directorial debut feature, Alaise, is dead.

It was gathered that the film director, Edgard Leroy died at 26 in an auto accident which occurred on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Announcing the death of the filmmaker, his colleague and a co-recipient of the award of the Best Indigenous Language Movie or Series (Yoruba) at the AMVCA, Demola Yusuf, noted that Leroy was involved in the accident during the weekend.

Yusuf further explained via his Facebook page that his friend was on his way to a movie location in Ibadan when the auto crash occurred.

He’s the first Cameroonian and filmmaker to win the AMVCAs and for his first feature film in a totally foreign language.

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