The former Ghana Actors Guild president reportedly passed on in China where he was undergoing a Kidney transplant. Doctors had declared his two kidneys as incapable of functioning to keep him alive.
The actress who set up her foundation as part of her social responsibility towards society, has since its inception been donating to people with various afflictions, focusing on people with kidney failure especially.
Few hours after news of his death went viral, Juliet Ibrahim posted a picture of the former actor with the caption, "Rest in peace my dear Nii odoi Mensah. You tried so hard, it wasn't easy it wasn't easy but God knows best."
Meanwhile, filmmaker, Socrate Safo has said Nii Odoi Mensah needed extra $26,000 for treatment.
“I spoke to Nii almost every day except yesterday because I had lots of meetings… Before he went to China, he told me he had heard of a hospital there which could treat him and they needed about $10,000. We all did our part by contributing but when he got there, he realised he would need more than the said amount because he needed more treatment. I remember he called to request for about $26,000. We solicited for support and all that,” he said on Hitz FM's Daybreak Hitz.