Baba Suwe: Photos From The Funeral of Veteran Actor
The funeral of actor Babatunde Omidina also known as Baba Suwe took place today at his residence in Ikorodu
The 63-year old comic actor who was popular in Yoruba Nollywood movies had died on 22 November 2021
Many top movie stars such as Femi Adebayo, Mr. Latin, Papi Luwe, and others were in attendance
Veteran Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe has been buried today, November 22.
His funeral comes 3 days after he died at his home in the Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Actors of high caliber such as Femi Adebayo, Mr. Latin, Papi Luwe were in attendance at the funeral which took place at his residence.
The death of the funny actor came as a shock to many Nigerians, stars, and co-actors alike.
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo paid tribute to the Nollywood veteran saying:
“Baba Suwe’s death had left a vacuum that would take some time to be filled in the entertainment industry. I pray that God will grant the late Babatunde Omidina eternal rest and grant the family, colleagues, and associates the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
63-year-old Omidina rose to limelight in 1997, after the success of Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe.
Some of the other popular movies that he featured in include Owo laso oge, Obáj’obalo, Àkóbí gómìnà, Ojabo Kofo.