Veteran Nigerian comic entertainer, Babatunde Omidina affectionately alluded to as Baba Suwe is dead. The fresh insight about his demise was affirmed by the leader of the Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan otherwise called Mr Latin. It was assembled that the entertainer passed on today.
In a select meeting with The Punch, Mr Latin said, It has been affirmed that Baba Suwe is dead. I just got off the telephone with his child who affirmed that the entertainer is dead. I dont have a lot of insights regarding his passing.
Brought into the world on August 22, 1958, in Inabere Street on Lagos Island where he grew up however hails from Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Omidina had his essential training at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo before he continued to Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos. He acquired the West African School Certificate from Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria.
Omidina started acting in 1971 however came into the spotlight after he included in a film named, Omolasan, a film created by Obalende.
He turned out to be more famous after he included in Iru Esin, created by Olaiya Igwe in 1997. He had likewise included in and created a few Nigerian motion pictures like Baba Jaiye, a film that highlighted Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo.
In 2011, he was blamed for cocaine dealing by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, a charge that was depicted as bogus and slanderous by the decision of the Lagos State High Court. His specialist was the late Bamidele Aturu, a Nigerian legal advisor and basic liberties extremist.