Thursday, April 15, 2021

Actress And TV Presenter Rachel Bakam Dies At 38

 Rachel Bakam, a Nigerian actress and television presenter, has died. She was 38 years old.Bakam died at a private hospital in Abuja on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, after a brief illness.

TheGuardian

 Her brother, Armstrong Bakam, revealed that Rachel died at 12 pm on Tuesday afternoon with her mother by her bedside.

“She had anaemia; so, she was taken to the hospital on Friday and she died this afternoon at about 12pm. I was not with her when she died, but her mother was by her side. Before Friday, she fell ill and was admitted for some days but she was discharged and taken home. However, she was returned to the hospital on Friday,” Armstrong told The PUNCH in a chat.

Rachel Bakam was born and brought up in Kaduna State where she had her primary, secondary, and tertiary education. She studied English and theatre arts at Ahmadu Bello University and digital filmmaking at New York Film Academy.

Until her death, she was the CEO and Managing Director of Rayzeds Media Ltd, Founder & President of the Nigerian Water Ski And Wakeboard Federation (NWWF) and media consultant for the Performing Musician Employers Association (PMAN) & African Fashion Reception Paris.


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