Lagos - A Facebook post by Babajide Moronfolu, radio/TV presenter and voice-over artist, has revealed that veteran actor, Olumide Bakare, needs money for hospital treatments.
The actor who has been on admission at UCH, Ibadan, is critically ill, and will need some money to stay alive.
The post reads: ‘This is Olumide Bakare on his sick bed at UCH, Ibadan diagnosed of heart/Lungs disease, in his words to me ” Jide Omo Moronfolu, agbara mi o ka mo o, ba mi be a won Omo Nigeria mi won ran mi lowo pelu owo ati adura” Orisun TV has taken the lead, pls join in raising funds for this great fantastic actor, Chief Koko of Koko close,Olumide Bakare. A/C No. 3872003592. OLUMIDE BAKARE. ECOBANK.’
The Ibadan-based actor and former NTA staff, who is fondly called Chief Koko on the heels of his role in a TV series, ‘Koko Close’ back in the days, has been battling ill-health since 2013.