Nigeria Popular Actor and Comedian, Babatunde Omidina also known as Baba Suwe is reportedly dead according to a verified source.
Recall we posted an article concerning the man coming back to the Nollywood after few years of staying away from viewers screen due to a terrible illness; And how meaningful Nigerians are doing all they could to help him.
For the sake of people who don’ t really know the Nollywood Yoruba legend, he’ s known as baba suwe. The 63- year- old who graced some of Nigeria’ s Nollywood movies for so many years died on Monday afternoon after a long battle with illness.
Babasuwe death was confirmed by the President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan (Mr. Latin) saying that he just got off the phone with the deceased son, Adesola Omidina.
The deceased who was born in Lagos attended primary education at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School in Oshogbo before obtaining his West African School Certificate Examination at Ifeoluwa Grammar School, Oshogbo.
Some of the movies baba suwe starred in are Baba Londoner, Elebolo, Oju oloju, Baba Jaiye Jaiye among others.
The veteran is survived by his children, Junior Omidina, Okiki Omidina and Halimat Omidina.
Meanwhile, below are a few reactions from people towards the passing away of Baba Suwe
The Nollywood Family has lost a gem again, no one would have thought about this in few years to come it’ s just pathetic to announce you of the finest Nollywood comedian is gone
May His soul rest in peace
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