Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has been confirmed dead today 22nd November 2021.

The Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) will issue a statement soon.

Baba Suwe Cause of Death

The news of his death was confirmed by the president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin.

In an exclusive interview with The Punch, Mr Latin said, “It has been confirmed that Baba Suwe is dead. I just got off the phone with his son who confirmed that the actor is dead. I don’t have much details about his death.”

The prolific actor gave up the ghost on Monday after a long battle with an illness.

Born on August 22, 1958, he was married to comedienne Omoladun Omidina, who died in September 2009.

Baba Suwe dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades, featured in several movies and bagged many awards.

“The legend is gone, he left today to be in a place of rest”, a source told DAILY POST.

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