Nollywood veteran actor, Olumide Bakare is dead.

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.

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 learnt, got worse in the middle of the night and was said to have called his personal assistant to take him to UCH but died before getting to the hospital.

He was declared dead on arrival at the hospital, according to findings.

Actor, Saidi Balogun, said he received the news of his death with shock.

“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.”