The burial plans of the late veteran comic actor, Babatunde Omidina popularly known as Baba Suwe have been announced.
His family, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the deceased will be buried on November 25th, 2021.
“Burial Rite of Babatunde Omidina “Babasuwe” will commence at his residence (Elepe) @ Babasuwe’s House on Thursday 11/25/21 @ 10 am prompt.
“The final Funeral ceremony will be announced later! Survived by: Children, Grandchildren, Mother and family!” the statement posted by his son, Adesola Omidina read.
Baba Suwe died on Monday, November 22 at age 63.
Omidina began acting in 1971 but came into the limelight after he featured in a movie titled, Omolasan, a film produced by Obalende. He became more popular after he featured in Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997.
Baba Suwe featured and produced several Nigerian movies such as Baba Jaiye Jaiye, a movie that featured Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo, the son of the veteran actor Adebayo Salami.
In 2011, he was accused of cocaine trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, an allegation that was described as false and defamatory by the ruling of the Lagos high court of law. His solicitor was the late Bamidele Aturu, a Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist.