Actress Ngozi Nwosu opens up on her close shave with death and Leukemia

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Nollywood actress Ngozi Nwosu has been in the industry for almost 30 years since the days of Evil Passion to Fuji House of Commotion and other 21st-century blockbuster movies.

A few years ago, Nigerians rallied together to join her in her fight against kidney illness that almost took her life.

However, in a recent Instagram interview with Chude Jideonwo, the movie icon revealed that a few months ago, she had another close shave with death.

Read her words below:

“After a shoot that fateful day, I went into my room to get water from the fridge and that was it. I fell and blanked out. When I regained consciousness I thought it was just a minor thing until I tried to get up and walk. I kept telling myself Ngozi get up and work, but I couldn’t. There I was looking at my phone, yet couldn’t call for help. I was like this could be the end of the road. I couldn’t really understand what happened. I couldn’t move my leg. It was stiff. I cried and cried. I couldn’t reach anyone to help out. Then I went back to God and said, “If truly I serve you, this would not be the end of the road. Just give me the grace to get up and open the door for help”. I was lying there looking at myself helpless. After a while, the strength came from nowhere, I had to use my buttocks to crawl. Then I held unto the door, managed to open it, then screamed. Help came and I passed out again,” she recalled.

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Reacting to the cruel rumours that she had Leukemia, the veteran actress added,

 

“Then I started hearing that I had leukaemia. I was getting calls from everywhere. At a point, I had to ask myself again, ” Ngozi are you sure you are alive”? I know Leukemia is a cancer of the blood. I looked at myself and my hair is still intact, every part of me still intact. I just sat down and start crying. Well, that’s part of the prizes we have to pay as celebrity. In fact, the prize you pay to be a celebrity is too high. If I didn’t handle it the way I did then, it would have led me into depression.”

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