Veteran actor, Olumide Bakare is dead

Veteran actor, Olumide Bakare is dead

Postby femtouch » 2017-04-23 6:56

According to his personal assistant, Bakare died in the early hours of Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Actor Saidi Balogun confirmed it in a tweet on his twitter handle, @saidibalogun. He said the veteran actor was gone too soon.

Find below details about Late Olumide Bakare:

Full name: Olumide Bakare (a.k.a Chief Konko)
Date of Birth: 26th, November 1953
Date of Death: 22nd April, 2017 (Aged 64years old)

Late Olumide Bakare’s Biography, Life history and Illness before Death
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 Some Olumide Bakare’s 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.

May the soul of Olumide Bakare Rest In Peace
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