The actor had been battling with heart disease.
Nollywood veteran,Olumide Bakarehas died after battling with heart disease for some time.it was gathers that the actor passed on in the early hours of this morning, April 22.His body has since arrived the University of Ibadan morgue.In January 2016, Bakare was rushed to the University College Hospital in Ibadan, Oyo State after a cardiac arrest.
Olumide Bakare suffered a heart attack early last year
While he survived that episode, thelate actor admitted to the press at the time that the ailment started in 2013.‘We have been treating this ailmentsince 2013, but you know things like that don’t go easily.‘Sometime ago, the sickness resurfaced and I was rushed to theemergency unit of the University College Hospital, Ibadan where I have been admitted.’he said.
Sadly, the actor has lost the fight for his life
A close source revealed that the actor had been discharged from the hospital and was treating the ailment indoors for a whole year due to insufficient funds.Bakare starred in movies likeIse Onise,Aye Olorogun,Iboji,Oduduwa,Adesoroand more.He will be remembered for his kingly roles and his dynamic acting prowess.May his soul rest in peace.