Nigerian legendary comedian, Mr. Babatunde Omidina a.k.a. Baba Suwe is dead.
The talented actor died on Monday, according to a statement by one of his children.
“This is to announce the sudden death of my father, Mr Babatunde Omidina.
“Other details will follow shortly,” Adesola Omidina, one of the children of Babasuwe shared via Instagram.
Born on August 22, 1958 in Inabere Street in Lagos Island where he grew up, the popular comic actor hailed from Ikorodu local government area of Lagos State.
He had his primary education at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo before he proceeded to Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos state.
He obtained the West African School Certificate from Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria.
Baba Suwe began acting in 1971 but came into 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.