POPULAR COMIC ACTOR, BABA SUWE, IS DEAD
A celebrated witty and rib-cracking actor, Babatunde Omidina, whose moniker is Baba Suwe, has given up the ghost.
The news of his demise was established by the President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan, otherwise known as Mr Latin. According to him, the veteran actor died today, November 22, 2021.
Baba Suwe was born on August 22, 1958, in Inabere Street on Lagos Island where he grew up but hails from Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State.
In 1971, he started acting, but came into the limelight after he featured in a movie titled, ‘Omolasan’, a film produced by Obalende. Featuring in Iru Esin produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997 deepened his popularity
It can be recalled that Baba Suwe was accused of cocaine trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in 2011. This ruling of the Lagos State High Court described the allegation as false and defamatory.