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Tunde Bakare collapses during lecture

20 May 2015, 12:53

Lagos - Former Vice Presidential Candidate and outspoken pastor, Tunde Bakare, collapsed while giving a lecture to a gathering of investors at the Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos State, Saharareporters reports.

The cleric, who was the running mate of President-elect, Muhammadu Buahri, during the 2011 presidential election, was said to have collapsed due to 'exhaustion'.

Also read: Bakare denies appointment as head of transition committee

Bakare, according to an eyewitness account, was said to have a swelling on his forehead after falling.

He was rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos where he was treated and discharged.

A statement by his church, the Latter Rain Assembly, said that the pastor is healthy and in good spirit though in need of rest.

Read more at Saharareporters

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