Veteran Nollywood actor Olumide Bakare is dead due to a heart and lung ailment.
According to reports, Mr Bakare died in the early hours of Saturday morning at University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.
|Olumide Bakare. Image credit: Stargist.|
The demise of the popular actor cum producer was confirmed by his Personal Assistant Saheed Balogun. Also popularly actor Dele Odule affirmed the news.
Late last year Olumide Bakare cried out that he needed N30,000 daily for diagnoses after spending millions on medical bills.
Olumide Bakare, during his lifetime, was famous for portraying a flamboyant man, a sugar daddy, loving husband, a strict father, a ritualist and several other characters in most of the Nollywood movies he acted in.
He died at the age of 65