By David Olalekan.
Veteran Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, aka ‘Pa Kasumu’ has passed away.
Odumosu’s demise was announced by Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako, who shared the news on her Instagram page on Sunday.
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BREAKING NEWS! Our model veteran actor Pa kasunmu Kayode Odumosu finally takes a bow. It is with so much heavy pain in our hearts that we regret to announce ur in Para, that our #paraafricafoundation model actor Pa kasunmu has given up the ghost after a brief illness. The news was broken by a close source that stays around the hospital he gave up the ghost. We will keep u updated with further information on this
Pa Kasumu’s passing was also confirmed by the President of the Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan.
Amusan disclosed that the veteran actor died on Sunday afternoon after a protracted illness.
Odumosu, who had previously undergone surgery in India for a heart related ailment was reported to have suffered a relapse in 2017, shortly after returning to Nigeria.
The late actor had in December 2019 pleaded with Nigerians to pray for him, while stating that his ailment was not ordinary but “spiritual”.