Veteran actor, Olumide Bakare is dead, The Nation reports.
Confirming the sad incident, former president of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners, NANTAP, Mufu Onifade said that he passed on early Saturday.
According to The Nation, “Earlier in the year, the veteran was rushed to University College Hospital, UCH in Ibadan, Oyo State after suffering from cardiac arrest. He reached out to well meaning Nigerians for financial help to help him deal with this ailment.”
Actor, Saidi Balogun, said he received the news of his death with shock.
“Yes, it is true Olumide Bakare is dead. He died on his way to his hospital. When I called his number, his personal assistant picked his phone and told me he was dead. That’s how much I can say for now.”