After battling with a heart/lung linked ailment, popular Nigerian actor Olumide Bakare is dead. He died in the early hours of yesterday April 22, 2017.
Popular for his fatherly roles in many Nollywood movies, Bakare had come out in 2016 to ask Nigerians for help to treat his ailment as he was spending more than N30,000 daily on the ailment. Bakare had come out in 2016 to ask Nigerians for help to treat his ailment.
He even told broadcaster Jide Moronfolu who visited him on his sick bed at UCH Ibadan in 2014 that “Jide Omo Moronfolu, agbara mi o ka mo o (meaning /Jide, I can’t hold on much longer).”
May his soul rest in peace.