Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has died.
The prolific actor gave up the ghost on Monday after a long battle with an illness.
The report of his passing was shared by actress Fali Werepe on her Instagram page. With tears emoji, the actress just said that the veteran actor is gone.
One of Baba Suwe’s children confirmed the news on Instagram as he stated that the actor died on Monday 22nd November 2021.
The young man was weeping bitterly as he stated that they called on family for help but nobody answered them. He then ended the video by praying that his father’s soul would rest in peace.
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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 bagged many awards.
The Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) will issue a statement soon.
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