Nigeria’s veteran actor , Olumide Bakare, is dead .
Actor Saidi Balogun confirmed it in a tweet on his social media accounts: twitter, and Facebook.
Olumide popularly called Chief Koko was born on November 26, 1953
He began his full time acting career from Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) as Chief Koko, in the popular sitcom , Koko Close .
He died from a disease diagnosed as Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm and Pulmonary Embolism.