VETERAN NOLLYWOOD ACTOR PA KASUMU DIES @ 67 - NEWS EXTRA ONLINE

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Monday, 2 March 2020

VETERAN NOLLYWOOD ACTOR PA KASUMU DIES @ 67



Veteran Nollywood actor, Mr. Francis Olukayode Olugbenga Odumosu, popularly known as Pa. Kasumu is dead.

Our medium gathered this from a close family source, he died around 12 pm on Sunday, March 1, 2020, after a brief illness.

Pa Kasumu a Yoruba actor who also features in English speaking Nollywood movies, born March 16, 1953 in Agbeni area of Ibadan, Oyo State, though, he is from Ogun State by origin.



Pa Kasumu started his career at age 15; taking up challenging roles on stage under the tutelage of Elder Chief Ayinla Olumegbon whom he knew through his area Uncle then (Mr.Afolabi), popularly called “Brother Simbat”. He got baptized through a stage play titled “Iyawo Orun (1968). And ever since then, he has grown from strength to strength, but not without facing some serious challenges.

Reports shows that he has featured in well over 400 movies.

Pa Kasumu once suffered a life-threatening Bi-Ventricular Failure (a heart and liver condition) and Parkinson’s Syndrome a couple of years ago.

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