Veteran Nollywood actor, Baba Suwe is dead
Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has passed away.
The prolific actor gave up the ghost on Monday after a long battle with an illness.
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 legend is gone, he left today to be in a place of rest”, a source told DAILY POST.
The Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) will issue a statement soon.
According to BBC, his demise was announced by his son, Adesola Omidina, on social media. In the statement, the veteran thespian d*ed on Monday, November 22 at age 63.
Recall that Omidina began acting in 1971 but came into limelight after he featured in a movie titled, Omolasan. He became more popular after he featured in Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997.