Nigerian movie veteran Babatunde Omidina popularly known as Baba Suwe is dead.
The death of the movie star was announced by his son, Adesola, on Monday, November 22, 2021.
“This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr Babatunde Omiidina. The legend and rare gem “ Babasuwe “ 11/22/21. Other details will follow shortly! May your soul rest in perfect peace Dad. Signed: Adesola Omidina,” he wrote.
Born on August 22, 1958, in Inabere Street in Lagos Island where he grew up, Baba Suwe originally hailed from the Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Baba Suwe began acting in 1971 but came into the 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.
He had featured and produced several Nigerian movies such as Baba Jaiye jaiye.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.