Nollywood loses veteran actor, Pa Kasumu

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.

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”.

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