Veteran Nigerian comic Actor, Babatunde Omiidina, otherwise known as , has died.
He was 63, the prolific Nigerian actor gave up the ghost on Monday, November 22, after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.
His son, Adesola Omidina confirmed the sad news in a short statement he issued via his Instagram page.
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.
Born on August 22, 1958, he was married to comedienne Omoladun Omidina, who died in September 2009.
Baba Suwe dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades, featured in several movies, and won several awards.
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 oversea 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.