Olumide Bakare Photos from late actor's burial service

The late Nollywood actor's burial saw the likes of Nollywood actors, Toyin Adegbola and clerics from the Anglican communion, in attendance.

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The burial service of late actor Olumide Bakare is currently going on at the St James Cathedral, Oke Bola, Ibadan, Oyo State, today May 26, 2017.

The late Nollywood actor's burial saw the likes of Nollywood actors, Toyin Adegbola, Ayo Mogaji, presenter Yemi Ogunyemi and clerics from the Anglican communion, in attendance.

play Photos from Olumide's Bakare burial service (Instagram)

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As earlier reported, Bakare died in April following a protracted battle with heart and respiratory disease.

play Photos from Olumide's Bakare burial service (Instagram)

Bakare is survived by his wife, four children, and grandchildren.

play Photos from Olumide's Bakare burial service (Instagram)

play Photos from Olumide's Bakare burial service (Instagram)

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Bakare was a former staff of the NTA, Ibadan. He was fondly called “Chief Koko” following his role in a TV series, ‘Koko Close’.

Bakare reportedly died in the early hours of Saturday at the age of 65, after battling ill-health since 2013. 

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