Ghanaian actor and former President of the Ghana Actors Guild, Nii Odoi Mensah, has died, his sister has confirmed to myjoyonline.com.
The veteran actor died yesterday in China where he was undergoing a kidney transplant, his sister Eva Yemoey Mensah revealed on Hitz FM’s Day Break Hitz show.
The family was informed of his death last night at about 11pm.
Nii Odoi Mensah announced in January 2015, he was suffering from a chronic kidney failure. He revealed he had to cough up $300 each week to stay live on dialysis.
He travelled to China for treatment at least two weeks ago but was unable raise the required $25,000 for the surgery.
In an interview in 2015, the actor called for financial assistance to support his ailing health. Actor Juliet Ibrahim donated some money and asked her colleagues to support him.