Atiku, Others Mourn Veteran Nigerian Comic Actor, Baba Suwe


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Vanessa Obioha

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was among those, who paid tribute to the veteran Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, who passed on yesterday, November 22, 2021.

News of the comedian’s death was confirmed by his son, Adesola, who wrote on Instagram: “This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr Babatunde Omidina, the legend and rare gem, ‘Baba Suwe’ 11/22/21.”

Also, confirming the death was President of the Theatre and Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Mr Bolani Amusan aka Mr. Latin, who said the deceased’s son broke the news to him.

However, mourning the loss of the actor, who entertained many households with his comical skills, Atiku wrote on Twitter: “Babatunde Omidina, aka Baba Suwe, thank you so very much for bringing so much happiness and joy into our homes. May your soul rest in peace.”

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Source: Thisday Newspaper