Veteran actor and comic, Babatunde Omidina, popularly often called Baba Suwe, is useless.
His son, Adesola Omidina, disclosed this on his Instagram web page on Monday.
“This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr Babatunde Omiidina. The legend and rare gem ‘Babasuwe’ 11/22/21. Other details will follow shortly!
“May your soul rest in perfect peace Dad,” he posted.
The actor was on October 12, 2011, detained by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on suspicion of drug trafficking after a physique scanner on the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos recognized suspected medicine in his abdomen.
With the help of his lawyer, the late Bamidele Aturu, a human rights activist, the allegation was described as false and defamatory by the ruling of a Lagos High Court. His followers and supporters cheered him as he left the court docket constructing after the listening to.
Since these incidents, the actor has not been energetic for years resulting from his failing well being, which many attribute to his incarceration by the NDLEA.
In April 2019, he was flown to the United States of America, the place he went for remedy after having diabetes.
Rev Esther Ajayi supported the international medical remedy with a sum of N10 million.
Actor Yomi Fabiyi had on February 24, 2019, introduced that the sum of N10 million donation was acquired from Rev. (Mrs.) Esther Ajayi by actor and producer, Gbenga Adewusi, aka Bayowa for the remedy of Baba Suwe within the US.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo had on February 21, 2019, donated the sum of 1 million naira to help the actor’s medical remedy. The donation was made by the Office of the Youth Organising Secretary, APC Lagos, Aregbe Idris.