Nollywood veteran actor, Kayode Odumosu, has lost his sight completely after a protracted illness. Odumosu popularly know as Pa Kasumu has been nursing both liver and heart ailments that affected his memory and eyesight. Pa Kasumu, 66, reportedly went completely blind after failing to raise sufficient money to fund his trip to India to continue his treatment.
The Nollywood Icon was first reported ill in 2013 when he suffered a partial stroke He had gone to India in 2015 for treatment and his condition improved .
Odumosu on his return to Nigeria after his first trip to India confessed that his vision had improved due to constant use of eye drops and that he no longer feels pain in his body. He was required to return to India two months after the initial trip.
The actor’s condition reportedly worsened in 2017 after he was unable to raise sufficient fund for the second trip to India for further treatment.
While running to source for funds for the trip, he lost his international passport in the process.
It got to a point where members of his family had to move him from his home in Abeokuta to his elder sister’s residence at Aseese, an Ogun community situated off the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Aside being completely blind, the veteran actor also has a problem with walking. He walks with the support of people.
Pa kasumu’s present condition became public knowledge after he attended a programme launched for ailing and aging Nollywood veterans. The programme is an initiative of Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola.
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