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Olumide Bakare succumbs to the cold hands of death

Olumide Bakare succumbs to the cold hands of death

- Reports reaching NAIJ.com indicate that Olumide Bakare is dead

- The veteran actor passed on in the early hours of today

- He had reportedly been battling a heart/lung ailment

After battling with a heart/lung linked ailment, popular Nigerian actor Olumide Bakare is dead. He died in the early hours of today April 22, 2017.

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Popular for his fatherly roles in many Nollywood movies, Bakare had come out in 2016 to ask Nigerians for help to treat his ailment as he was spending close more than N30,000 daily Bakare had come out in 2016 to ask Nigerians for help to treat his ailment as he was spending close more than N30,000 daily NAIJ.com reported.

Olumide Bakare succumbs to the cold hands of death

Olumide Bakare (arrowed) on the set of Tunde Kelani's Maami film

He even told broadcaster Jide Moronfolu who visited him on his sick bed at UCH Ibadan in 2014 that “Jide Omo Moronfolu, agbara mi o ka mo o (meaning /Jide, I can’t hold on much longer).”

May his soul rest in peace.

Meanwhile, Nigerians have taken to social media to share their reactions about his death with many commiserating with his family.

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