BREAKING: Nigerian comedy legend, Baba Suwe is dead

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Actor Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has passed away.

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.

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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 us.

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

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