Written by on November 23, 2021

Veteran Nollywood actor and comic act, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe has passed away at the age of sixty-three.

The news of his passing was confirmed by his son Adesola Omidina, on Instagram writing, “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”

Baba Suwe began his movie career in 1971 and became popular for his role in the movie ‘Omolasan’, bringing laughter to our screens for many years as he featured in movies like ‘Iru Esin’, ‘Baba Jaiye Jaiye’, ‘Ba o ku’, ‘Oju Oloju’, ‘Baba Londoner’ amongst many others.

He dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades, featuring in several movies, and off course winning several awards.

Just so you know, Baba Suwe was flown to the United States of America in April 2019, where he went for treatment after being diagnosed with diabetes.

May his gentle soul rest in peace.

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