Veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare has passed away.

The popular actor died in the early hours of Saturday according to his personal assistant, who was with him when he gave up the ghost.

Aside suffering low blood flow into the heart, Bakare also reportedly had a lung-related disease.

According to reports, the deceased who has been sick for more than a year passed away on his way to University College Hospital (UCH) after his health condition got worse in the middle of the night.