One of Nigeriaâ€™s gifted and talented actors Olumide Bakare is crying out for help.
The veteran actor has been critically sick for a while now and reported to be in the intensive care unit of Â (UCH) Ibadan since Saturday, January 2.
But his health condition is worsening and the medical situation has prompted him to call on good-spirited Nigerians to come to his aid financially.
Bakare is said to be suffering from lungs and heart related ailment and his bill has accrued that he cannot foot it again. He lamented that the debilitating ailment has inflicted a huge strain on his finance as he has spent over a million naira on his worsening health.
Bakare presently needs about thirty thousand naira daily for dialysis and he is asking Nigerians to come to his aid both financially and spiritually.
He cried out: Â â€œThis is beyond me; I can no longer handle this on my own. I need financial assistance. Help me to beg Nigerians to help me so that I will not die. I need their prayers to survive this.â€
Bakare has also asked Nigerians to assist him. Good spirited Nigerians willing to help him are to send their widowâ€™s mite to his ECOBANK account, account numberÂ A/C No. 3872003592, account name is Olumide Bakare.
Olumide Bakare became famous for his acclaimed role as Chief Koko in the rested TV series, Koko Close. He has been a regular feature in many Nollywood movies including Tunde Kelaniâ€™s Maâ€™ami.
On January 18, 2015, prominent Nollywood actor Muna Obiekwe passed away.Â Muna was reported to have died from kidney related disease that was not properly taken care of due to lack of funds.