Veteran comedian actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly referred to as Baba Suwe, has been buried.
Baba Suwe, who died on Monday after a protracted sickness, was buried on Thursday reasonably than Wednesday earlier introduced by the household.
SaharaReporters had reported that the burial was postponed by in the future to permit his son based mostly within the United States to return to Nigeria.
“Baba Suwe’s son in the US insisted that they wait for him to return home before his burial. That was the reason why it was moved to Thursday.
“Everything is prepared for the burial, it can certainly happen on Thursday,” a household supply had revealed on Wednesday afternoon.
Adored by followers throughout for his performing expertise, Omidina got here below nationwide scrutiny on October 12, 2011 when he was held on the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on suspicion of drug trafficking.
He was suspected to have invested a number of wraps of cocaine and was saved below surveillance by the company for 3 weeks.
A Lagos courtroom ordered his launch and instructed the NDLEA to pay him N25 million as compensation.
In 2013, the Appeal Court struck out the compensation ruling, insisting that the anti-narcotic company violated no legislation in preserving Omidina in custody all by the investigation interval.
The comedian actor by no means acquired again to his outdated bubbly self after the episode, battling one well being situation or one other till he lastly succumbed on Monday.
Fans of the late thespian have been paying tribute to him since his demise.