Nigerian Veteran Actor, Baba Suwe is Dead

Nollywood veteran comic actor, Babatunde Omidina who is well known as Baba Suwe is dead.

After a long battle with an illness, the award-winning actor died on Monday, November 22 at the age of 63.

Baba Suwe dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades, featured in several movies, and won several awards.

He was born on the 22nd of August, 1958, and was married to comedienne Omoladun Omidina, who died in September 2009.

His son, Adesola Omidina confirmed the sad news in a short statement he issued via his Instagram page.

He wrote:

This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr. Babatunde Omidina. The legend and rare gem “ Babasuwe “ 11/22/21

Other details will follow shortly!

May your soul rest in perfect peace Dad.

Signed:
Adesola Omidina
11/22/21

The actor of numerous credits was in April 2019 flown to the United States of America, where he went for treatment after falling ill to diabetes with the support of Rev Esther Ajayi, who supported the overseas medical treatment with a sum of N10million.

Actor Yomi Fabiyi had on February 24, 2019, announced that the sum of N10 million donation was received from Rev. (Mrs.) Esther Ajayi through actor and producer, Gbenga Adewusi aka Bayowa for the treatment of Baba Suwe in the United States of America.


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