Nollywood Comic Actor, Baba Suwe Is Dead

Jare Babatunde

Mr Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as ‘Baba Suwe’

Igbogbo – born Nollywood comic actor, Mr Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as ‘Baba Suwe’, has passed away.

The veteran actor who has been battling with illness gave up the ghost on Monday.

Baba Suwe was born August 22, 1958 and dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades before his sickness featured in many movies.

He began acting in 1971 but came into limelight after he featured in a movie titled, Omolasan, a film produced by Obalende.

He became more popular after he featured in Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997 and had featured and produced several Nigerian movies such as Baba Jaiye jaiye, a movie that featured Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo, the son of the veteran actor Adebayo Salami.In 2011.

He was accused of cocaine trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, an allegation that was described as false and defamatory by the ruling of the Lagos High Court.

Some of his films includes Ba o ku, Oju Oloju, Baba Londoner, Ko tan si be, Aso Ibora, Obelomo, Elebolo and Larinloodu

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