Nigerian star actor, Olumide Bakare died after suffering from lung and heart disease for several years.He died on Saturday April 22, while he was being rushed to the University College Hospital (UCH) by his personal assistant.
Olumide Bakare was born on November 26, 1953.
“God doesn’t care about habit but your heart. How clean is your heart to God and people around you? How do you sail across the ocean of your life and all that? All these are what God cares about. It is not about whether you smoke or drink. Even those who don’t smoke and drink, worse things happen to them. I am a very straight forward person I have been in all these habits for about 45 years and I want to tell you, no shaking.”
He began his full time acting career from Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) as Chief Koko, in the popular sitcom, Koko Close.
Bakare had three children from two women.
After 30 years, he stopped smoking Indian Hemp in 1998.
Olumide died from a disease diagnosed as Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm and Pulmonary Embolism on the 22nd of April 2017.