Find the latest bookmaker offers available across all uk gambling sites www.bets.zone Read the reviews and compare sites to quickly discover the perfect account for you.
Tuesday , May 30 2017
Home / Entertainment / Veteran Nollywood Actor, Olumide Bakare Dies At 65

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Olumide Bakare Dies At 65

Veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare is dead.

His death was made known by His personal assistant who said the actor died of failed heart and lung disease  on his way to the hospital on Saturday morning

Mr. Bakare has been sick for over a year and reports say aside from suffering low blood flow into the heart, there were also indications of a lung-related disease.

He suffered cardiac arrest earlier in the year and was rushed to the emergency unit of University College Hospital where he was placed in intensive care.

Mufu Onifade, former president of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), has confirmed his death in a statement.

“He had a successful surgery and after the surgery, he talked to people and told them he was fine. But two hours later, he passed on. It is very painful because I had actually been wishing him a quick recovery,” he said.

“Olumide Bakare is someone who was a hundred percent committed to the theatre profession. He started on stage and then from there, went on TV, did radio and then film which was where he settled.

“Of course he became much more popular for his stint of TV in Oluwa Langbe Lodge. That was what brought him to limelight. You can’t fault him as a professional. He is someone who was very discipline. I see him as the last of the second generation of actors in Nigeria.”

Comments

comments

Check Also

Drake wins 13 billboard award

Drake has surpassed Adele’s record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up ...

Yoruba Actress, Moji Olaiya Dies At 42

Popular Yoruba Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya is dead. According to multiple sources said she died of ...

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com