images 69 300x172 - Nigerian Comedy Legend, Baba Suwe Is Dead

 

Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has passed away.

The legendary actor gave up the ghost on Monday after a long battle with an illness.

The news of his death was confirmed by the president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin.

Baba Suwe became popular for his comical roles in Nollywood films with Yoruba language.

 

He suffered poor health in 2018, making several Nigerians including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to donate funds for his medical treatment abroad.

Omidina began his acting career in 1971 and came into limelight after he featured in a movie titled, Omolasan.

He became more popular after he featured in Iru Esin in 1997.