Nollywood Lose a Member; Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

Nollywood Lose a Member; Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

Barely one month after winning Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA), a 26-year-old Cameroonian-born movie director, Edgard Leroy died in a fatal auto crash on Saturday, which happened at the Sagamu area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The rising filmmaker won the award for the Best Indigenous movie (Yoruba) for his first feature film, Alaise, on May 14, 2022 at the seventh AMVCAs.

According to reports, Edgard was heading to a movie location at Ibadan when he was involved in the fatal accident that cut his life short.

His colleague, David Akande, announced the filmmaker’s death on his Instagram page on Monday.

He was 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 heyday.

The family is yet to announce funeral arrangements.