5 Things To Know About Veteran Comic Actor Babatunde Omidina a.k.a Baba Suwe.

5 Things To Know About Veteran Comic Actor Babatunde Omidina a.k.a Baba Suwe.

Babatunde Omidina, also known as Baba Suwe, was a multi-talented Nigerian Nollywood actor who primarily appeared in Yoruba films till his death on Monday, November 22, 2021.

Nigerians and Yoruba cinema fans will undoubtedly have a deep bond with the actor as a result of his humorous performances, which have recently become memes among the youth.

So we can confidently claim that when Baba Suwe was alive, everyone had a sense of who he was. So far, we've discovered five facts about him.

1. He was born and bred in Inabere Street in Lagos Island but hails from Ikorodu local government area of Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria.

2. Baba Suwe had his primary education at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo before he proceeded to Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos state but obtained the West African School Certificate from Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria.

3. Baba Suwe began acting in 1971 but came into limelight after he featured in a movie titled, Omolasan, a film produced by Obalende.

4. He became more popular after he featured in Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997.He had featured and produced several Nigerian movies such as Baba Jaiye jaiye, a movie that featured Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo.

5. 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. 

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