Veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare is dead. The veteran actor passed on in the early hours of Saturday according to his personal assistant.
According to a family member “His situation however gone bad during the procedure and he could not make it. So he died”, a close family source, Abiodun Alarape, Bakare, it was learnt was rushed to UCH on January 24, after suffering cardiac arrest.
His condition was however said to have improved, until he went in for the procedure and failed to make it out alive.
His death which came as a rude shock to his numerous fans globally while most of them still find it difficult to believe.
Late. Olumide Bakare [Biography, Family, death, and movies
Full name: Olumide Bakare (a.k.a Chief Konko)
Date of Birth: 26th, November 1953
Date of Death: 22nd April, 2017 (Aged 64years old)
Occupation before death: Actor
Late Olumide Bakare’s Death
Many people are looking to confirm if Olumide Bakare is truly dead, and the question, Is Olumide Bakare Dead? Keeps popping up on the internet.
The veteran actor is dead. He died on Saturday, the 22nd of April year 2017.
The thespian, who had been seriously sick since the year 2013, underwent a surgery at University Teaching Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, Oyo State, shortly before his death. Olumide Bakare’s death came as a shock to his numerous fans globally.
Late Olumide Bakare Biography and Life history
Olumide Bakare was a veteran actor, who is well known for the major role he played in the yoruba movie industry in Nigeria. He was also known as Chief Koko by many of his fans, this was due to the role he played as a troublesome landlord in the rested TV Series, Koko Close.
Olumide Bakare during his time as an active actor took part in so many block-buster movies and soap, notable among them was the popular soap, Papa Ajasco and Company by Wale Adenuga.
His active movie career came to a premature halt after he fell critically ill in the year 2013. He was flown abroad for a surgery and returned after, though he was never active in the movie industry after.
In the month of February 2017, his health relapsed and he was critically ill once again.
Late Olumide Bakare’s medical condition did not improve due to a heart and lung related illness diagnosed by medical expert.
It was gathered that Late Olumide Bakare needed about N30,000 daily for diagnosis after having spent over a million naira on medical expenses. Many Nigerians came to his aid as funds were raised, to foot his health bill.
Late Olumide Bakare then underwent a surgery at University Teaching Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, Oyo State, shortly before his death. Olumide Bakare’s death came as a shock to his numerous fans globally.
List of Late Olumide Bakare Movies
Late. Olumide Bakare is an actor, known for Ise onise (2009), Aye olorogun (2007) and Iboji (2008), Maami (2011), last flight to Abuja, kofo the first lady, koboko and others.