Nollywood popular actor, Olumide Bakare, is dead.
He died in the early hours of
Saturday according to his personal
assistant, who was with him when he passed away.
Information gathered by us
confirmed that Bakare, who has been sick
for more than a year was discharged from
the University College Hospital (UCH) last
year after he was allegedly diagnosed with
a respiratory disorder problem.
It was gathered that the actor was yet to
fully recover from the sickness that kept
him indoors for months.
His health, it was learnt, got worse in the
middle of the night and was said to have
called his personal assistant to take him to
UCH in the middle of the night but died
before he could be conveyed to the
He was declared dead on arrival at the
hospital, according to findings.
Confirming his death to us
Saturday morning on phone, actor, Saidi
Balogun, said he received the news of his
death with shock but had to confirm it was
true before he could confirm it.
“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.”
The actor, we learnt, did not recover from