Popular Yoruba Actor, Babatunde Omiidina, otherwise known as Baba Suwe, has died.
Adesola Morenikeji, the daughter of Baba Suwe confirmed the news via her Instagram page:
This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr Babatunde Omiidina. The legend and rare gem “ Babasuwe “ 11/22/21
Other details will follow shortly!
May your soul rest in perfect peace Dad.
The report of his death was also confirmed by the president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin.
“It has been confirmed that Baba Suwe is dead. I just got off the phone with his son who confirmed that the actor is dead. I don’t have much details about his death,” Mr Latin revealed in an exclusive interview with The Punch.
Baba Suwe was well known for his comical roles in Yoruba films.
However, in 2018, He suffered bad health making several Nigerians including Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to donate funds for his medical treatment to be done abroad.